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IATSE Local 118 Wins Two Certifications at Theatre Under The Stars

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Following two separate decisions of the BC Labour Relations Board, Local 118 has successfully expanded the scope of its bargaining unit for Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS), a company that produces musical summer theatre at Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park, Vancouver. TUTS was founded in 1940 and has established itself as a summer tradition for locals and tourists alike.

Local 118 filed two separate applications for certification to expand its original bargaining unit to include audio, construction and paint departments. The applications were filed on June 22 and on June 28. The nine ballots cast were unanimously in favour of union representation, and on July 4 and 28, 2011, the BC Labour Relations Board issued issued separate decisions granting recognition to the local for the expanded bargaining units.

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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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