Local USA 829 News

NYPL Production Safety Checklist 2015, September 19, 2015.
Click on the link below for a PDF version of this Safety Checklist:

NYPL Production Safety Checklist 2015

AutoCAD & Revit at The General Society, September 15, 2015.
The Mechanics Institute
an Educational Program of
 The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen
Dear Industry Colleague,
The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen will be offering the following AutoCAD and Building Information Modeling (BIM) classes starting Tuesday, September 15th.
Introduction to AutoCAD
 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
September 15 - December 3

The educational objective of this course is to provide students with a working knowledge of the fundamentals of Computer-Aided Design (CAD), utilizing AutoCAD. The course focuses on the principles and conventions of CAD as used by the drafting/engineering professional, including Drawing Tools, Poly-lines, Layers, Text, and Dimensioning.


Introduction to Revit 
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
September 15 - December 3
This class introduces the students to the essential features and functionality of Revit (Architecture, Structure and MEP). Through lectures and hands on exercises, the student will learn about Building Information Modeling (BIM), navigate through program interface, manage views and master the basic concepts of BIM modeling.

For more information please visit 
or contact Meg Stanton, Registrar or 212.840.1840 ext 1.
Seating is limited.
   The Mechanics Institute
The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen
20 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

Supplemental Insurance Still Available, September 13, 2015.

Supplemental Insurance

For several years the Local Union Executive Board has been looking for affordable
disability insurance for members. Working with Met Life we have been able to arrange
group rates for these coverages available for purchase by USA 829 members.

Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance:
This coverage helps replace a portion of your lost income for extended illnesses
or injuries to protect you against life’s unexpected events.

Voluntary Life Insurance:
Coverage that helps protect your loved ones ability to meet financial obligations
if something were to happen to you.

To request more information and an application please contact
via Mail, Fax or Email:
MBM Financial Services, Ltd.
Michael B. Murphy – Broker of Record Local USA 829
1 Overlea Court • Massapequa Park • New York • 11762
Phone (516) 795-8248 • Fax (516) 795-4392

Michael can work with you to obtain competitive insurance rates for
Individual Life Insurance policies and Long Term Care Insurance.

Contact him directly with your questions.

$20 Licenses through the IA!, September 1, 2015.

The IATSE has contracted for all interested IATSE members in good standing to have a “Premium” membership with

An Individual annual membership normally costs as much as $375 per year,
but IATSE members and local leaders will be able to purchase individual premium
annual memberships that will run from September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016
for only $20 each.

•           Unlimited access from any desktop or mobile device 24/7
•           Over 2,500 courses on a wide variety of technologies and disciplines,
                    across all skill levels, with new courses added every week.
•           Up-to-date content

There are thousands of courses in categories such as:




Audio and Music





3D and Animation


Time Management

Conflict Resolution


Business Writing

Microsoft:  Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Word

Google:  Gmail, Calendar, Docs

Adobe:  Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator

Enrollment is through our local union. To purchase a license please make your checks payable and mail to:

United Scenic Artists Apprenticeship Trust Fund
29 West 38th Street Floor 15
New York, NY 10018
Attention Cathy Keator

In the MEMO line please write LYNDA 2015-2016

*Please provide the email address you wish to use for your registration.

Once your information is forwarded to the International you will be contacted via e-mail directly by to set up your account.

Mt. Sini Medical Evaluation Questionnaire, January 19, 2015.
Members: Download the


Mount Sinai-Irving J. Selikoff Center for Occupational & Environmental Medicine Respirator Medical Evaluation Questionnaire

by clicking on this link: Mt. Sinai MEQ

New Website Login for Members, October 4, 2010.

Welcome to the new USA 829 website!

Members: Your log-in data has changed. To log in as a member, you must use the following data:

Username = Your valid e-mail address, as found in the USA 829 member database.
     Contact any USA 829 office immediately to register your e-mail address if they don't already have it. Without that, you cannot log in to this website! Please don't assume that the union has the correct address for you: call them and verify it now.

Password = Your CAPITALIZED First Name InitialCAPITALIZED Last Name Initial +
     last 4 digits of Social Security #.
     Example: the Password for John Doe with SS# of 123-45-6789 would be JD6789.
     The Password is always case-sensitive, so JD6789 will work, while jd6789 or Jd6789 or jD6789 will not.

NOTE: Foreign members have been assigned a Password that uses their initials with their member number instead of the last four numbers of the SS#.