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Cinema du Parc employees are now unionized!

Montreal, QC – On June 2, 2022, Local 262 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) filed an application with the Administrative Labour Tribunal to represent the ushers, box office, and concession staff.

On June 23, the Administrative Labour Tribunal granted certification to the dozen workers at the Cinéma du Parc. The Cinéma du Parc, built in 1976, has 3 screens and is managed by the same group as the Beaubien and Du Musée cinemas. The employees of the Beaubien Cinemas are unionized with IATSE local 262 since 2003.

The company subscribes to the principles of the social economy, a concept that Local 262 has supported for many years. By joining the IATSE, Du Parc Cinema employees will be able to benefit from the many advantages offered by the IATSE.

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), Local 262 represents more than 700 live theater and cinema front-of-house employees in Quebec.

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The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees or IATSE (full name: International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada), is a labor union representing over 160,000 technicians, artisans and craftspersons in the entertainment industry, including live events, motion picture and television production, broadcast, and trade shows in the United States and Canada.

For more information please contact:
General: comms@iatse.net
Press: press@iatse.net

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