IATSE Local 63 Signs Agreement with Q1 Productions

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Winnipeg, MB – On September 8, 2005, IATSE Local 63, with assistance from the International, signed a first agreement with Q1 Production Technologies Inc. Local 63 certified Q1 under the Manitoba Labour Relations Act in 2003. The one-year agreement covers all employees and contract technicians, and includes a separate schedule for any preparation work with theatrical shows .

Located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Q1 specializes in technical support to the theatre, film, concert, corporate and special event industries by supplying lighting, drapery & rigging, staging, roof systems and audio. Q1 was also the successful bidder for lighting for the world premiere of The Lord of the Rings, scheduled to open in Toronto in 2006.


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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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