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Members of IATSE 891 present at Vancouver Women In Post
Posted: Jun 05, 2018 14:49 Updated: Jun 05, 2018 14:50

Renowned female film editors Daria Ellerman, Lara Mazur, and Nicole Ratcliffe to share their expertise on the drama panel at the Vancouver Women in Post event on June 16. [Details and registration]
IATSE joins campaign to block job-killing piracy sites
Posted: Jan 30, 2018 10:34 Updated: May 31, 2018 16:03

The IATSE is part of coalition that has applied to the CRTC for a Canadian anti-piracy initiative. The proposal would mean that the CRTC could compel ISPs (Internet Service Providers), through legislation, to block access for any Canadian user to visit any website deemed a piracy site. [Details]
Film unions and guilds call time on mental health
Posted: Apr 26, 2018 15:47 Updated: May 31, 2018 16:02

In a unique partnership, Teamsters 155, DGC BC, UBCP/ACTRA, IATSE 891 and ICG 669 have come together to tackle an issue of huge concern to their members: mental health and addiction in our industry. With a dedicated PSA video and website, Call Time on Mental Health provides details of where members of all the film unions can get help. Watch PSA Visit Website [Video] [Website]
Report on calibration factors for haze and fog in the film industry now available
Posted: May 01, 2018 15:35 Updated: May 31, 2018 16:02

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]
Ratification vote for BCCFU Master Agreement underway
Posted: Mar 12, 2018 13:09 Updated: May 10, 2018 17:21

IATSE Local 891 members are now able to vote on the proposed BCCFU Master Agreement 2018- 2021. Members have been sent an email which includes the proposed Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) and instructions on how to vote electronically or, when requested, have been mailed a printed ballot package. Voting ends on April 4, 2018 at 1 pm. [View the proposed MOA here].