IATSE General Counsel Steven Spivak has been invited to join the Lawyers Advisory Panel for the AFL-CIO, according to Thomas C. Short, International President of the IATSE. This marks the first time an attorney representing an entertainment industry union will be represented on this committee.
“This invitation to the IA’s General Counsel marks an historic moment. This is the first time an entertainment union will be part of this prestigious panel of labor lawyers,” Short stated.
The Advisory panel consists of General Counsels of the 30 or so affiliates of the AFL-CIO.
The IATSE is an International Union that represents members employed in the stage craft, motion picture and television production, and trade show industries throughout the United States, its Territories and Canada.