IATSE Secures Representation for Arizona’s Cox Communications Live Sports Technicians

IATSE Organizes Fox Sports Net North

The IATSE won the right to represent freelance and studio staff broadcast technicians employed by Phoenix-based Cox Communications of Arizona, it was announced by Thomas C. Short, International President. Of the 103 employees eligible to vote, 68 returned ballots with 47 voting in favor of union representation, 15 voting against, and six votes being challenged. The election was held July 30, 2002.

The bargaining unit consists of all freelance and studio staff technicians who work in the broadcasting of live sports events. This includes the all franchises in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

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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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