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Support the motion picture industry - ask candidates questions
Posted: Aug 21, 2019 16:46

Canada has partnered with the DGC and ACTRA National to make sure that candidates in the fall federal election support the motion picture industry. The #JustAsk2019 campaign asks IATSE members to attend one election event and ask one question regarding support for our industry. Are you up for it? [Sign up here]
IATSE Local 891 members start nomination process
Posted: Aug 21, 2019 15:48 Updated: Aug 21, 2019 16:44

Nominations are now open for IATSE Local 891 Senior Steward, six Executive Board positions and two Health Benefit Plan Trustees. The President and Business Representative elections will take place in 2021. Details of the nomination process can be found [here - member access only]
IATSE Local 891 members profiled in MPAA publication
Posted: Aug 21, 2019 15:56 Updated: Aug 21, 2019 16:30

The work of talented artists and technicians Patti Henderson (Script Supervisors), Natalie Cosco (Make Up), and Brett Thomas, (Art) is profiled in The Credits, a publication of the Motion Picture Association of America. [Read here]
Union members to boycott Westminster Savings in solidarity with striking workers
Posted: Jul 16, 2019 14:25 Updated: Jul 16, 2019 14:25

The BC Federation of Labour calls on the public and affiliated unions to withdraw all funds from Westminster Savings except what is minimally required to keep an open account to maintain a voting share. The boycott puts pressure on WSCU amid workers striking to protect pensions and fighting the proposed closure of the only unionized branch. [Details]
IATSE 891 members to keep up pressure for affordable medications
Posted: Jun 26, 2019 14:10 Updated: Jun 27, 2019 10:00

The Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare has provided a path forward toward affordable medications for all Canadians. Now it's up to the politicians to make it happen. IATSE 891 encourages all members to write to their MP. [Details]