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.
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.
Deadline, Nov. 28
There were 667 sexual harassment complaints filed with the EEOC by workers employed in the arts, entertainment and recreation industries from 2005-15, according to the latest data provided by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, but the federal agency charged with preventing workplace harassment has taken very few of those cases to court.
Huffington Post, Nov. 28
Since President Trump’s September decision to end DACA, Hollywood actor Bambadjan Bamba has been preparing for his coming out.
Cornell Chronicle, Nov. 27
The struggling artist stereotype isn’t far from the mark in today’s economy, according to a state-funded report by researchers at The Worker Institute at Cornell.
Albany Times Union, Nov. 22
“When They Awake,” a documentary celebrating indigenous musicians across Canada and parts of the United States, will screen at an event with related commentary and music on Wednesday evening, Nov. 29, at a University at Albany event recognizing Native American Heritage Month.
Broadway World, Nov. 21
On July 13, 1977, 25 women called the first meeting to form New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) and suddenly the lights went out across NYC in the great New York City blackout. Now in its 40th anniversary year, NYWIFT calls upon the collective force of women to band together and empower each other once again. As the preeminent professional organization whose mission is focused on gender equality in the New York entertainment industry, NYWIFT will present the 38th Annual Muse Awards gala luncheon on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the New York Hilton Midtown hotel.
The Fresno Bee, Nov. 21
Maryland is well-known for its crab cakes and the Chesapeake Bay. But that's not all. Just since 2000, 78 films and five television shows have been shot in Maryland, according to the Maryland State Archives. When people think of movie and television locations, California's pristine oceans and rolling Hollywood hills, or the sprawling urban jungle of New York come to mind. Though it's smaller, Maryland has more than held its own.
Date: June 8-10, 2018
Where: At the beautiful Caesar’s Palace Hotel in Las Vegas
Group Room Rate Cut Off Date:
May 7, 2018 Click Here
Hope to see you there!
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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