IATSE and PoliticalProductions.com Ink Pact

IATSE General Board Endorses Obama 2nd Term

Politicalproductions.com has signed a collective bargaining agreement with the IATSE, it was announced recently by IATSE International President Thomas C. Short. This contract, the first national contract of its kind, allows Politicalproductions.com the unprecedented ability to provide political clients nationwide high-quality, cost effective events by covering traveling employees under the pink contract and local hires under the collective bargaining agreement.

“This is a groundbreaking contract for the IATSE making this the first time the we have reached an agreement with a company whose focus is politically-based. Politicalproductions.com is an active and vital entity and the IATSE looks forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship with this company,” stated President Short.

Political Productions, the largest and most experienced political production company in the country, is a spin-off of Michigan-based Pegasus Theatrical, which has been producing political events for over 20 years. Some of those events include the Desert Storm Victory Celebration, tours with President Bill Clinton, Elizabeth Dole’s National Convention floor speech, and President Bush’s post 9-11 Airline speech. With offices in Detroit, Washington D.C. and soon Des Monies Iowa, Political Productions, headed by CEO David Grossman and Production Manager, David Plevan, is uniquely situated to provide production for political events nationwide.

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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 170,000 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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