IATSE Local 489, Pittsburgh Ratifies Contract with WQED

IATSE Organizes Fox Sports Net North

Local 489 ratified a First Contract at WQED, Public Television in Pittsburgh, for the production employees employed in the studios of WQED.

The agreement with the studios is a five year deal which includes wage increases, employer contributions for pension through TIAA-CREF, and participation in the I.A. health care program.

This contract was the result of an organizing campaign with representatives of the IATSE and Local 489, to represent these employees.

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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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