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. 16)
The B Street Band, the Bruce Springsteen cover band that had been under fire for agreeing to play during a New Jersey inauguration gala for President-elect Donald Trump, has pulled out of the event.
(New York Times, Jan. 15)
Mr. Puzder became an outspoken critic of his adopted state because of its vigorous workplace regulations. The mandatory rest breaks required by California made no sense, he felt, leaving restaurants understaffed when a rush of customers came in. His company paid millions of dollars to settle class-action lawsuits that accused it of cheating workers.
(Deadline, Jan. 14)
Jennifer Holliday is telling President-elect Donald Trump she’s not going – to the pre-inaugural concert. Pledging to stand by the LGBT community, the Tony-winning Dreamgirls star canceled plans to perform at the January 19 Trump celebration.
(The Hill, Jan. 13)
Trumka entered Trump Tower at around 10:30 a.m. and left around noon. He told reporters it was a “very productive” meeting and that they spoke about “a lot of issues.” On Twitter, he also called their conversation “very honest.”
(Hollywood Reporter, Jan. 12)
As Donald Trump fends off questions about holding onto his business empire, his cabinet selections are working to satisfy any conflicts of interest that may arise from personal assets.
(Forbes, Jan. 10)
With award season in full swing, it's clear that media celebrities shape how we think about issues like diversity, representation and equal pay. With that influence comes the power to make change.
Date: July 16, 2017
Where: at the beautiful Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, Fl
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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