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District 2 represents 45,000 members across 49 local unions in Arizona, California, Nevada and Hawaii. Click here for a full listing and contact information for our member locals.


Member Resources

Learn about our health and safety program, workers comp, the IA Training Trust program, and links to many other useful sites including Union Plus benefits, Contract Services and more.


Membership Booklet

The IA District 2 Membership booklet will give you a glimpse of the various skills covered by District 2 locals, and what the requirements are to join them.


Latest Industry and Labor News

(NPR, Feb. 15)

Fast-food executive Andrew Puzder withdrew his nomination to head the Labor Department on Wednesday as his support on Capitol Hill faltered. Facing criticism from both sides of the aisle, Puzder became the first Trump Cabinet pick whose nomination failed.


(Hollywood Reporter, Feb. 15)

"Trump was everywhere and I needed a break," says Emily Kaufman, daughter of Aaron Kaufman, about her creation, which has been put to use by Rose McGowan and Hannah Simone.


(Deadline, Feb. 14)

MTV News has become the latest digital news outlet to recognize the WGA East as the collective bargaining representative of its editorial staff. The guild has been on an organizing roll during the last 18 months, winning the right to represent the editorial staffs at the Huffington Post, Salon, Vice, Gizmodo Media Group, Fusion, the Root, and ThinkProgress.


(Variety, Feb. 12)

Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land” dominated the 70th British Academy Film Awards on Sunday night, claiming five prizes including best film, director, and leading actress for Emma Stone. The triumph maintained the musical’s momentum through this year’s awards season ahead of the Oscars on Feb. 26.


(Hollywood Reporter, Feb. 11)

Arri managing director Franz Kraus thanked "everybody who supported us over this long and wonderful journey" as he accepted a Scientific and Engineering Award for Arri's Super 35 format Alexa digital camera at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Sci-Tech Awards at the Beverly Wilshire.


(Hollywood Reporter, Feb. 11)

La La Land camera operator Ari Robbins won the feature film camera operator of the year award on Saturday at the Society of Camera Operators Awards at Loews Hollywood Hotel.


Save the Date for the 73rd Annual IA District 2 Convention

Date: July 16, 2017
Where: at the beautiful Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Fl

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for Women’s Health

The IATSE Women’s Committee is working with the Coalition of Labor Union Women and Healthy Women on a campaign called “Spread the Word” to disperse helpful health information to women.

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