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(Variety, Aug. 10)

As programming costs continue to bulge, big players have been forced to rethink the core building block of pay TV: the bundle.

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(Washington Post, Aug. 9)

The blue-collar voters Trump is courting so ardently may well start to notice that while he warms their hearts with his tough rhetoric on trade, he has other interests in mind when it comes to handing out money.

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(LA Daily News, Aug. 6)

After decades of film and TV production fleeing to more generous jurisdictions, local unions report capacity employment and vendors are back in thriving business.

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(Bloomberg, Aug. 4)

Richard Trumka trusts Clinton to keep her word about free trade.

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(Variety, Aug. 5)

Torrentz, one of the Internet’s oldest and most popular piracy search engines, has disabled its search functionality and bid adieu to millions of fans.

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(Variety, Aug. 4)

Consumers spent 4% more on buying movies and other content on disc as well as digitally in the second quarter of this year than they did in the second quarter of 2015.

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(Variety, Aug. 3)

The performers union accused NBCUniversal in February of operating with a double standard between Spanish-language and English-language talent hired for productions under the same parent corporation.

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(Variety, Aug. 3)

According to a Variety analysis of the previous five years of Academy membership, the cinematographers branch made the greatest leap in number of women invited.

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(Variety, Aug. 3)

Los Angeles has seen a 13% decline in overall pilot production to 79 due to a 23% slide in sitcom pilots filmed in Hollywood, according to a report released by the FilmL.A. permitting agency.

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(SHRM, Aug. 2)

The 4-3 decision signals a clear change in direction that affects the enforceability of non-competition agreements in Nevada.

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(The New Yorker, Aug. 1)

An organization’s efforts to get out the vote may help to determine who wins the 2016 election.

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(KQED, July 30)

Thomas Harvey, Head Rigger at the 2,500-seat Mountain Winery amphitheater, loves what he does and being a part of the IATSE.

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(NY Times, July 29)

If Mrs. Clinton wins this fall, Lee Saunders, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, may gain an even closer ally in the Oval Office.

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(NY Times, July 29)

It has become a kind of shadow campaign waged amid the palm trees and manicured desert landscapes of the Las Vegas Strip, the fight for Nevada’s six electoral votes churning in the background.

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(LA Times, July 27)

Now activists are trying a new tactic — appealing to people’s fears by pointing out that piracy websites aren't just illegal, but dangerous.

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IATSE D2 Convention

The 2021 District 2 Convention will be conducted virtually on July 25, 2021 in conjunction with the Virtual International Convention. Delegates should be receiving the Convention Call and Credentials at the end of April. Please ask your Union leadership to forward these items to you as soon as they receive them via email. Additional details to follow when they become available.

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