The International Labor Communications Association (ILCA) presented the winners for its 2021 Labor Media Awards Thursday, with IATSE being recognized across seven categories, including:
- First Place – General Excellence, Website: IATSE.net
- Second Place – General Excellence, Print Publication: IATSE Official Bulletin
- Second Place – Visual Communications, Best Design of a Website, App or Electronic Publication: IATSE.net
- Second Place – Electronic Media, Best Use of Social Media: @IATSE Twitter
- Third Place – Visual Communications, Best Photo Essay or Gallery: IATSE Met Opera Interactive Virtual Picket Line
- Honorable Mention – Political Action/Organizing Campaign, Best Mail Piece: Watch Donald Trump cross an IATSE Picket Line
- Honorable Mention – Political Action/Organizing Campaign, Best Collateral: Letter Campaign: Tell Congress to include displaced entertainment workers in relief package
Additionally, The Animation Guild, (IATSE TAG Local 839) won First Place for General Excellence – Print Publication by a Union with Under 10,000 members.
The International Labor Communications Association is the professional organization of labor communicators in North America. ILCA was founded on December 5, 1955. ILCA membership is open to national, regional, and local union publications and to media productions affiliated with the AFL-CIO, Change to Win, and the Canadian Labour Congress, as well as to associate members not affiliated with those bodies. The ILCA’s several hundred members produce publications with a total circulation in the tens of millions. The annual International Labor Communications Association (ILCA) Labor Media Awards recognizes excellence in labor communications.
IATSE has previously won several ILCA awards, notably Best Use of Social Media for the 2014 “Save the Metropolitan Opera” online campaign, and First Place General Excellence: Website in 2013 and 2007.