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Local 828 Wins Certification of National Ballet of Canada

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Toronto, ON – On October 6, 2004, the Ontario Labour Relations Board released a decision granting I.A.T.S.E. Local 828 bargaining rights for scenic artists and prop makers employed by The National Ballet of Canada.

The National Ballet of Canada, founded in 1951, is one of the world’s top international dance companies with over 50 dancers and its own full symphony orchestra. The company, which boasts both a classical repertoire and contemporary works, performs annual fall, winter and spring seasons and is still the only Canadian company to present a full range of traditional full-evening ballet classics.

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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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