IATSE Endorses Clinton for President

IATSE General Board Endorses Obama 2nd Term

The Clinton Campaign today announced the endorsement of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts (IATSE). IATSE represents more than 100,000 members in the motion picture, theatrical and television professions.”Hillary Clinton’s ability to create real change for America’s working families is exactly what this country needs,” said IATSE International President Thomas C. Short. “She has the strength and experience to provide quality, affordable health care for every American and rebuild our middle class.”

“I am honored to have the support of the hard working men and women of IATSE,” Clinton said. “I will continue to stand with them as they fight for fair wages and safe working conditions across our country.”Clinton has received strong support from major unions representing more than 4 million working families nationwide. Her endorsements include the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union; International Associations of Machinists and Aerospace Workers; Transportation Communications Union; National Association of Letter Carriers; International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers; American Federation of Teachers; the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees; Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers; Amalgamated Transit Union; and the Office and Professional Employees International Union.

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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.

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