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IATSE Organizes “Doonby”

IA President Short Appoints Safety Chairman

Smithville, TX — Organizers from Locals 484, 600 and the IATSE successfully obtained an agreement with the low-budget motion picture, “Doonby.”

After organizers from the IATSE met with producers and offered proposals, the production company failed to honor the mutually agreed upon deadline.  More than 90% of the crew struck the production for a day. An all-night bargaining session culminated in an agreement.  The agreement calls for benefit contributions, overtime, better working conditions, and additional industry standard conditions. International Representative Jamie Fry, along with Local 484 Business Manager, Stephen Beasley and Local 600 Business Rep, Jack Nealy, led the efforts for representation.

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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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