IATSE Weekly Newsletter 7/2/2021

NYC Locals coordinate pride marquee initiative on Broadway

Working together, NYC Locals coordinated getting a Pride message displayed on various digital marquees across the city. Special thanks to Matthew Markoff of Association of Theatrical Press Agents & Managers – ATPAM for his hard work contacting the theatres, Make-up Artists & Hair Stylists Local 798’s John Jack Curtin for arranging the photos, and ICG for graciously providing a stills photographer.

Pictured are members from IATSE LOCAL ONE, Local 751, TWU Local 764, IATSE, Make-up Artists & Hair Stylists Local 798, IATSE, United Scenic Artists  Local USA 829, Association of Theatrical Press Agents & Managers – ATPAM. 

Celebrate the 69th Quadrennial IATSE Convention with new attire!

New Arrival Alert! Celebrate the 69th Quadrennial IATSE Convention with the new gold IATSE Together We Rise pin and unisex t-shirt, which features information about the Convention on the left sleeve. shop iatseswag.net 

2021 Stamp Out Hunger Donor Drive

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

As the need for food assistance is still more significant than ever, we are partnering with the National Association of Letter Carriers to allow everyone to continue to meet that need and help community food pantries and banks. The Stamp Out Hunger Donor Drive is a drive with a single mission—to feed the hungry in America, and as always, with your help, we will! Learn more ➔

Recording of IATSE Education Department’s Heat Illness Prevention Webinar now Available

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Excessive heat and sun exposure are potential hazards to IATSE workers, especially those who work outside during the summer months. Thankfully, heat illness is preventable. Join us for a conversation with Dr. Florinda Piano, Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, to discuss how to stay safe working outside this summer. Topics will include how to prevent heat illness at work, how sun exposure can lead to heat illness, tips to prevent skin cancer, and much more! Watch now ➔

Srathmore ticket sellers picket as concerts resume

Strathmore ticket sellers (along with Scabby) will continue to greet concertgoers until management agrees to a fair contract that doesn’t replace dedicated employees with kiosks! In the meantime, check out their new microsite for more information and join their virtual picket line at strathmorenews.com.

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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 150,000 technicians, artisans and craftspersons in the entertainment industry, including live theatre, motion picture and television production, broadcast, and trade shows in the United States and Canada.

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