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Help improve the BC Labour Laws
Posted: Apr 12, 2019 13:14

The BC government plans to revise BC's labour and employment laws. The laws need to change because workers are too vulnerable; workers must be safe and respected at work, and working conditions must be fair. Workers are asked to support the BC Federation of Labour campaign to support important changes. [Details]
Talented IATSE 891 members to give VIFF Creator Talks
Posted: Apr 12, 2019 13:02 Updated: Apr 12, 2019 13:07

At an upcoming VIFF Creator Talk, Jonathan Lancaster and Lisa Lancaster (Set Decorators) share how they decorated the acclaimed series "The Man in the High Castle". Tony Devenyi, an Art Dept member will moderate. Lisa Soper (Art) and Werner Pretorius (Make-Up & VFX) will also share how they created the neo-gothic horror scenes for "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina". Friday, May 3, Vancity Theatre. [Details]
Melissa Beaupre, IATSE 891 Grip, featured in New York Times article
Posted: Apr 12, 2019 11:55 Updated: Apr 12, 2019 11:56

Melissa Beaupre an eight-year member of IATSE Local 891, takes centre stage as one of the North American female grips featured in a recent New York Times Article. IATSE Local 891 is proud to have 57 female Grip members and 43 more coming up the ranks. [Read the article here] [Details]
IATSE Local 891 recruiting Assistant Business Representative
Posted: Mar 21, 2019 10:16 Updated: Apr 12, 2019 11:55

IATSE Local 891 is seeking a business oriented labour relations professional to assist the current Business Representative in serving the over 8,700 professional artists and technicians now represented by the Union. [Job Details]
Artists & technicians of IATSE 891 contribute to Riverdale's big boost to BC economy
Posted: Mar 22, 2019 10:07 Updated: Mar 22, 2019 10:33

With a total production spend of over $103 million, the Riverdale series has contributed more than $139 million to BC’s GDP to date, and has created more than 1,785 full time equivalent jobs over the lifetime of the show. Over 2,500 IATSE 891 crew members helped create the pilot and three seasons of this acclaimed Warner Bros. production. [Details]