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Teamsters, Basic Crafts Unions Reach Deal With Producers

(Variety, May 22)

The deal is along the same lines as the most recent agreements negotiated by SAG-AFTRA, the DGA, the WGA, and the IATSE, with unspecified annual wage hikes and an increase in contributions to the pension and health fund.

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Nevada’s Jobless Rate Holds Steady at 7.1 Percent

(Las Vegas Review-Journal, May 20)

The work force grew by 5,000 people from March to April.

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New L.A. Minimum Wage Unlikely to Have Much Impact for Entertainment Business

(THR, May 20)

Most workers are above even the new minimum wage, but PA’s and others might benefit.

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Digital upstarts upend tradition at Cannes Film Festival

(LA Times, May 20)

The market at the Cannes Film Festival, where international movie rights are bought and sold, has long been a bastion of the old-school film industry. Theatrical viewing is central. The same deal makers have been attending for decades. Signs of the digital age are generally hard to come by.

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Online Piracy Remains Multi-Hundred-Million-Dollar Business

(LA Times, May 19)

According to the report, titled "Good Money Still Going Bad”” piracy websites earn hundreds of millions of dollars a year in advertising revenue for the number of views and clicks they get.

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Unions Protest Anti-Union Moves by KGW

(NW Labor Press, April 29)

Three local unions, including Local 600, held a public rally April 25 in Pioneer Courthouse Square to publicize their growing dispute with Portland’s KGW television station.

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CALIFORNIA: ’Nightcrawler,’ Expanded California Film Tax Credit Draws Optimism

(Variety, April 29)

California has allocated $800 million in production tax credits over the past six years.

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CBS’ Leslie Moonves: New Revenue Sources Drive 40% of Earnings

(Variety, April 29)

sources such as Netflix, Amazon, expanded international markets, retransmission consent fees and a new paid subscription service, CBS All Access, had augmented what was once an advertising-dominated medium.

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IATSE Signs on to Letter Supporting a Strong Copyright System

(IATSE, April 29)

Last month, IATSE International President Matthew D. Loeb was one of more than 1,500 members of the creative community who signed on to letters jointly released by the Copyright Alliance and CreativeFuture.

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Hollywood Studios Win Landmark Court Victory Over Popcorn Time Sites

(THR, April 28)

A High Court Justice in England makes a decision to cut off access to the "Netflix for piracy" even after finding problems with MPAA member arguments.

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District 2 is Going to Hawaii in 2015!

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Save the Date!
July 10-12, 2015

District 2 is holding its 2015 convention at the beautiful Sheraton Waikiki in Honolulu, Hawaii, located directly on Waikiki Beach. Convention dates are July 10-12, 2015. We hope all of the Districts delegates can join us in laying out the course for the upcoming year.

Special IA District 2 group room rates of $295 are available for three days prior and three days after the convention subject to room availability. Bring the family. Make your reservations soon! Cutoff date is June 10, 2015.

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2014 IATSE District 2 Membership Booklet

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