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Anthem Health Plan Hack Ensnares Hollywood Unions

(THR, Feb. 5)

The breach may affect DGA, WGA, SAG-AFTRA and IATSE members who are subscribers to Anthem’s Blue Cross plans.


HAWAII: Governor Taps Hoshijo as Deputy Director of Labor Department

(Hawaii Civil Beat, Feb. 5)

Gov. Ige has yet to name the head of DLIR, but has found who he wants to be No. 2.


DGA President Paris Barclay Leads Guild’s Progress on Diversifying Workforce

(Variety, Feb. 5)

Barclay’s also pleased that overall gains in TV programming are translating to more money in the pockets of the 15,000 DGA members.


As Drone Use Takes Off on Film Sets, Concerns for Safety Arise

(Variety, Feb. 4)

On film sets, drones are steadily gaining altitude - with what aerial companies say are a tight set of controls over their use.


IATSE Protesters Descend On ‘Jupiter Ascending’ Screening At ArcLight

(Deadline, Feb. 3)

About 15 people chanted “Do right, ArcLight” during the noisy but peaceful demonstration, which drew police and onlookers.


Broken Hollywood: The Biz’s Top Players Call Out Ways Industry Needs to Change

(Variety, Jan. 28)

22 top media executives address the industry’s most pressing problems, which run the gamut from a declining movie audience — particularly among the vital younger demographic — and falling ratings in broadcast and cable.


Is TV Making Up for Lost Viewership by Stuffing More Ads Onscreen?

(Variety, Jan. 28)

Viacom boosting its ad load by 13% across its cable networks; A+E Networks increasing the number of commercials it runs by 10%; and Discovery Communications adding 9% more TV spots, according to research released Wednesday.


NEVADA: Union Leaders say They’re Braced for ‘War’ on Public Employees

(Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jan. 27)

The head of the Nevada AFL-CIO proclaimed Tuesday that “working families are under attack” by Republican lawmakers who want to weaken collective bargaining laws and pensions now that they control the Legislature.


Sarah Jones' Parents Unveil New PSA, Tell Sundance "Never Again, Never Forget"

(Deadline, Jan. 26)

Richard and Elizabeth Jones talk about the initiatives of their Sarah Jones Film Foundation going forward to raise awareness of safety on the set.


Teamsters Ratify Commercial Deal, Averting Strike

(THR, Jan. 24)

Members of Teamsters Local 399 "overwhelmingly" ratified two agreements with commercial producers.


CALIFORNIA: Griffith Park Tops List of Most Popular L.A.-Area Filming Sites

(LA Times, Jan. 24)

A crop of new dramas and reality TV shows, along with a surge in commercial shoots, helped deliver a 10% boost in location filming on the streets of Los Angeles.


ARIZONA: Arizona Labor Market Finished 2014 on an Upswing

(Arizona Republic, Jan. 23)

Arizona employers added a net 7,000 jobs in December, ending 2014 with slow, steady growth that economists say might be a good sign for 2015.


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Spread the Word for Women’s Health

The IATSE Women’s Committee is working with the Coalition of Labor Union Women and HealthyWomen on a campaign called “Spread the Word” to disperse helpful health information to women.
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Injured or Sick and Need Help with the Bills?

Behind the Scenes is a charity that provides financial assistance in times of extreme need to people working in the entertainment industry. Many IATSE members have benefited over the years from this grant program.
If you are injured or sick and need assistance 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.
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2014 IATSE District 2 Membership Booklet

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