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IATSE 891 members participate in massive fundraiser for food bank
Posted: Sep 25, 2018 11:59 Updated: Sep 25, 2018 12:01

Members of IATSE 891 will again participate in the annual Reel Thanksgiving Food Bank Challenge which sees local film and TV productions compete to raise the most money for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. The goal is to raise $150,000 in combined food and funds! Get involved and help your show win! Please donate. [Details]
IATSE 891 election update
Posted: Sep 21, 2018 14:44 Updated: Sep 25, 2018 12:01

The election for the positions of IATSE Local 891 President, and Health Benefit Plan Trustees begins on Sept. 26, 2018. The current Business Representative Phil Klapwyk (Lighting Department) has been acclaimed in the position for a second three-year term as no other nominee accepted their nomination. Read candidate campaign material here [member login required]
Nominations open for IATSE 891 President, Business Representative, and Trustees
Posted: Aug 22, 2018 13:09 Updated: Aug 28, 2018 13:43

Nominations have opened for IATSE Local 891 President, Business Representative and Health Benefits Plan Trustee (2 positions). Any member in good standing may make a nomination or self-nominate. The nomination period closes at the Executive Committee Meeting on Mon. Sept. 17, at 7:30 pm. [Learn more here]
Member Notice Regarding Availability
Posted: Mar 13, 2014 17:19 Updated: Aug 27, 2018 15:19

Please read this member notice regarding availability and the related compliance with Union bylaws. This notice, which was issued by the Senior Steward in 2008, is still current and applicable.

Please view the April 10, 2008, Member Notice here. (PDF)

Report on calibration factors for haze and fog in the film industry now available
Posted: May 01, 2018 15:35 Updated: Aug 22, 2018 13:16

As a result of significant concerns raised by workers in the film industry, IATSE 891 funded an independent report on how to determine worker exposure to fog and haze atmospheric effects using a direct reading instrument. This report is a significant step forward in improving health and safety for workers exposed to atmospheric effects on set. [Read report]