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, Jan. 1
Time's Up, a group of 300 women in the entertainment industry designed to address what's described as "the systemic power imbalances that have kept underrepresented groups from reaching their full potential," has started a legal defense fund for sexual harassment claims.
NY Times, Dec. 29
The "Los Angeles Times" has been a bulwark against union organizing for more than a century, since Gen. Harrison Gray Otis acquired part-ownership of the company in 1884 - helping to shape not only a powerful newspaper but Los Angeles itself.
WAFB, Dec. 21
A new film and television production facility, opening next year in the Algiers area of New Orleans, will become the first business to take advantage of the state’s Qualified Entertainment Company payroll tax incentives, according to Louisiana Economic Development.
Indian Country Today, Dec. 22
The visibility of Native and Indigenous films and artists has been increasing over the years.
The Gazette, Dec. 22
Francis Lebeda is adding a little local flash to the dash of “The Greatest Showman” — by creating a working replica of a 19th century camera, flash units, lens cap and tripod for the feature film.
Vibe, Dec. 22
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo vetoed a landmark bill aimed at bringing more diversity to television in the state.
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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