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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

Deadline, Jun. 14

Cinematographers Guild president Steven Poster lost his bid for reelection last month, which will soon bring an end to his 13-year reign as Hollywood’s longest serving union president. In an exclusive exit interview with "Deadline," he reflects on his legacy, and looks ahead to the future of the guild and the industry.


Louisville Courier Journal, Jun. 16

The 11th Flyover Film Festival is set for takeoff. The annual celebration of movies with ties to the Bluegrass State will feature six films, and for the first time, each is helmed by a female director.


Washington Post, Jun. 15

New Mexico’s film industry appears to be on the brink of a boom thanks to abortion law controversies in other states and expanded incentives.


IndieWire, Jun. 15

As it gears up for its theatrical release after a successful and extensive festival tour, “This Changes Everything” is giving a taste of the many big names set to speak out about Hollywood’s long-standing gender problem in the enlightening and wide-ranging new documentary.


Deadline, Jun. 14

With Season 2 of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," Amy Sherman-Palladino decided to take her show on the road, leaving cinematographer M. David Mullen to adjust to new environments.


Columbia Journal, Jun. 7

In November 2017, staffers at Vox Media announced a union drive. In January 2018, the company recognized the Writers Guild of America East; three months later, management and union representatives entered talks over the terms of a union contract.


Boston Review, Jun. 6

Measured by the course of history over the last half century, the arc of the economic universe has bent badly toward injustice.


Variety, Jun. 3

Hollywood studios broke their silence last week, threatening to leave Georgia if a controversial new law banning abortions after six weeks goes into effect next year.


New York Times, Jun. 3

President Trump ran for office as a champion of American workers and a friend of labor unions, but his administration has systematically favored employers at the expense of workers.


Spread the Word
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.

Share the Heart Health flyer and learn more about how you can help at GoSpreadTheWord.com.

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