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IATSE Wins Big in NLRB Vote to Represent Comcast Mid-Atlantic Freelance Technicians

IATSE Organizes Fox Sports Net North

Employees of Comcast Sports Net Mid-Atlantic voted overwhelmingly in favor of IATSE representation in a three way NLRB supervised election that took place September 20 and 21.

The vote count was 37 for the IATSE and 0 for NABET. Seven “No Union.”

The unit consists of all freelance technicians including: technical directors, camera operators, video operators, digital recording device operators, audio technicians, graphics operators, audio assistants, video assistants, utility technicians, score box operators, stage managers, phone ad’s, font coordinators and runners engaged by the company on the telecasts of live sports events in Maryland and Virginia that are broadcast on Comcast Sports Net Mid-Atlantic.

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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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