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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

(Shoot, March 15)

The session, which is part of the VRLA’s professional programming, will be moderated by Michael Chambliss, a technology specialist and ICG business representative whose main focus is on production technologies impacting directors of photography and their camera crews for both film and television.


(The Hill, March 13)

Alexander Acosta was slated to head before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Wednesday, but his hearing has been rescheduled for the following week.


(Times Square Chronicles, March 11)

The Actors Fund and Mount Sinai Doctors are about to open a new health center for the performing arts and entertainment community.


(Washington Post, March 9)

House Democrats were resolute — and loquacious — but were unable to derail the latest Republican move to significantly weaken federal labor unions.


(Deadline, March 8)

California state Assemblymen Raul Bocanegra and Ian Calderon today introduced legislation aimed at building the state’s below-the-line workforce by increasing funding for entertainment industry job-training programs.


(KPCC, March 8)

When was the last time that every major film studio, every broadcast network, leading cable networks and streaming services all agreed on something? Maybe ... never?


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

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.

Injured or Sick?
Need Help with Bills?

Behind the Scenes is a charity that provides financial assistance by paying the rent or paying down your bills until you can get back to work, click here to find out more about this valuable organization. Cases are reviewed quickly and confidentially.

Feeling generous? Click here to donate.

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