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NEVADA: Unions Rally Again As Bills Limiting Bargaining Advance

(AP, April 23)

The AFL-CIO is challenging bills that restrict collective bargaining, alter public employee pension plans and further limit the use of prevailing wages, which are a sort of minimum wage for contractors.


ARIZONA: Companies Accused of Misclassifying Workers to Pay $700k in Back Wages, Penalties

(AZ Central, April 23)

Sixteen Arizona and Utah defendants accused of misclassifying more than 1,000 construction workers agreed to pay $700,000 in back wages and penalties, the U.S. Department of Labor announced.


Warner Bros. TV Partners With IATSE to Launch Sarah Jones Memorial Internship

(THR, April 22)

Georgia filmmakers will intern at SIM Digital in Atlanta before training on a Warner Bros. TV series to honor the late camera assistant.


AFL-CIO Head Richard Trumka Explains Why Labor Unions Hate the Transpacific Partnership

(VOX, April 20)

The AFL-CIO President raises concerns with the lack of transparency and the threat to American jobs.


Netflix Is Betting Its Future on Exclusive Programming

(NY Times, April 19)

"Daredevil," the 17th Netflix original series to make its debut this year, is part of an expanding range of original shows intended to position the company for a digital revolution in entertainment.


Michele Bachmann in ‘Sharknado 3’: Brought to You By ‘Strikenado’ Scabs

(In These Times, March 12)

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka met with the striking crew in Washington DC on Wednesday.


NEVADA: Rally at Nevada Capitol protests 'constant attack' on labor

(AP, March 12)

About 100 people carrying signs and banners rallied in front of the Capitol on Thursday, calling for Gov. Brian Sandoval to come out and talk to them.


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District 2 is Going to Hawaii in 2015!


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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