One significant aspect of the IATSE
Basic Agreement is that it includes another embedded agreement, a one-page agreement, negotiated between the theater employer and the individual employee, that sets the level of pay and other terms relating to compensation for the employee on the specific job.
Already guilty of breaking the law, and with few people they could depend on in government, unions like IATSE
were vulnerable to a mob takeover.
Harry Rubin, a retired Local 306 IATSE
projectionist of Margate, Florida, died Tuesday at the age of 104 years and nine months (www.
David Paul Black, president of the local IATSE
, said Live Nation chose to contract with an out-of-state hiring agency at wages lower than the local standard union rate of $17 an hour.
will be held at IATSE
, Local 80, Union Hall at 2520 W.
has completed a 35,000 s/f construction project on the third floor of 417 Fifth Avenue for The National Benefit Funds of IATSE
, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, its Territories and Canada.
represents technicians, artisans, and craftpersons working in the theater, television, and motion picture industries.
But it's perhaps the way he prefers to operate: on his own terms, with his own camera, outside IATSE
and ACTRA--by any means necessary.
The projectionist, a highly skilled IATSE
technician, deals with the technical aspects of the projector, while the cue master operates the controls displaying each surtitle.
president Tommy Short rocked Hollywood in late January when he told Variety that the issues of the WGA and SAG were "unclear" to him.
In mid-January, two weeks into the lockout, the pickets called the media to witness their presentation to Tutt of over 500 postcards signed by patrons telling him they would not patronize the cinema until he had negotiated in good faith with IATSE
According to a recent estimate by an IATSE
official, 40% of movies are made with some nonunion craft employees (Weinstein 1986).