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(Variety, July 12)

Local 600 camera operator Rob Menschel talks about what it takes to bring a ballgame to the public.


(NY Times, July 12)

"I intend to do everything I can to make certain she will be the next president of the United States," said the Vermont Senator.


(National Law Review, July 11)

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released a decision that will make it much easier for temporary employees to be included in bargaining units.


(Slate, July 9)

The film's crew had been seeking union representation, living wages and reclassification as employees rather than independent contractors.


(Variety, July 7)

It will take some time to understand the full impact of Brexit, but there are some fairly clear signs of things to come.


(Hawaii News Now, July 7)

Gov. David Ige signed the laws, increasing the penalties violations of requirements for workers' compensation insurance, temporary disability insurance and for breaking prevailing wage laws on public construction projects.


(THR, July 6)

The television reboot starring Ryan Phillippe was filming in Santa Clarita, Calif., when the accident occurred.


(Las Vegas Sun, July 4)

If the caucuses and primary were dress rehearsals, Nevada Democrats are starting to feel well-positioned for Nov. 8.


(The Guardian, July 4)

Working people will not be exploited as a talking point for a man offering up our future for his own gain, writes AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka.


(THR, June 30)

Invitations went to such women as Sara Bennett, who won a VFX Oscar for 'Ex Machina,' and 'The Neon Demon' cinematographer Natasha Braier.


(LA Times, June 30)

Tying the knot with Lionsgate could provide Starz with a larger pipeline of content and could further protect Lionsgate’s earnings from box-office whims.


(Labor Notes, June 29)

One Hawaiian nursing home lashed out at workers with a bogus charge that they'd gone on strike. Then the workers went on strike for real.


(Pacific Business News, June 24)

Films shot and produced in Hawaii will pump millions of dollars into the state's economy this year, according to the state film commissioner.


(Phoenix Business Blog, June 23)

Arizona added nearly 76,000 jobs, which was good enough for a 2.9 percent growth rate. That marks sixth best in the country.


(Deadline, June 23)

After a strike action of less than one day, IATSE hase secured a union contract with Powershot Productions over a City National Bank commercial that was being shot in L.A.


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

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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.

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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.

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