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(Quartz, Oct. 19)

Many of us grew up in a world in which mass media was uni-directional. We passively watched TV and movies, listened to music, and read newspapers and books without them interacting back.

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(Cartoon Brew, Oct. 19)

An effort to organize the artists at Burbank, California-based Stoopid Buddy Stoodios with the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) union has gained momentum in recent weeks, according to a source inside the studio.

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(CNN, Oct. 19)

Chelsea Handler is throwing another dinner party on Netflix, but at this table, the main course is female empowerment.

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(Hollywood Reporter, Oct. 18)

Talks start in December to revise the current contracts, which expire June 30.

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(Visual News, Oct. 18)

The show’s storyline and character development are already somewhat of their own masterpieces, but in a new film essay by Celia Gómez, fans of the show are treated to the beautiful symmetry that can be found throughout the cinematography.

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(Below the Line, Oct. 17)

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) honored three student filmmakers at their annual student awards presentation, held at the organization’s clubhouse.

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(Deadline, Sept. 2)

Those figures include nearly 305,000 jobs in the core business of producing, marketing, manufacturing and distributing motion pictures and television shows.

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(Washington Post, Sept. 2)

Dispelling the arguments that anti-labor forces use to push forward their agenda.

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(The Atlantic, Sept. 1)

Blocked by lawmakers, voters in Arizona, Colorado, Maine, and Washington state will decide for themselves this November whether workers get a raise.

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(USA Today, Aug. 30)

The decline in union membership in recent decades has tamped down wage increases for nonunion workers.

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(Honolulu Civil Beat, Aug. 30)

The Hawaii Government Employees Association did well backing Democratic incumbents, but got mixed results in other races.

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(THR, Aug. 29)

The sequelitis virus infected a number of big-budget franchise installments, except for a precious few (think 'Captain America: Civil War' and 'Finding Dory'), while horror also helped save the day and Disney dominated.

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(THR, Aug. 24)

It's "blatant discrimination," writes the union president and former 'Beverly Hills, 90210' star, who is pushing for a new law requiring casting websites to remove birthdays.

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(Huffington Post, Aug. 23)

And no, business groups and the GOP don’t like it.

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(Vox, Aug. 23)

The argument that unionization doesn’t affect academic freedom could end up with wide-reaching consequences.

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Save the Date!
Aloha, Delegates!

The 75th IATSE District 2 Convention is going to Hawaii!

Where: Sheraton Waikiki
2255 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815

Dates: Friday June 7 – Sunday June 9

Rooms starting at $295
Conference Rates Available 3 days prior and following the convention – LIMITED AVAILABILITY

Call for group rates & reservations: (808) 921-4611 and mention IATSE District 2 Convention for your group discount

The hotel website is under renovation, and will not be available for bookings for this event.

For photos from last year’s D-2 convention, Click Here

Spread the Word
for Women’s Health

The IATSE Women’s Committee is working with the Coalition of Labor Union Women and Healthy Women on a campaign called “Spread the Word” to disperse helpful health information to women.

Share the Heart Health flyer and learn more about how you can help at GoSpreadTheWord.com.

Injured or Sick?
Need Help with Bills?

Behind the Scenes is a charity that provides financial assistance by paying the rent or paying down your bills until you can get back to work, click here to find out more about this valuable organization. Cases are reviewed quickly and confidentially.

Feeling generous? Click here to donate.

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