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Landmark New Broadway Agreement Signed

The landmark new Broadway Agreement for 2019-22, ratified unanimously on April 15th, is signed by National Business Agent Cecilia Friederichs while Business Representative for Live Performance Carl Mulert looks on.

USA 829 Members March in NYC Pride Parade

This year for the first time, World Pride was held in NYC to coincide with the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots Uprising. The IATSE honored this anniversary by organizing our first official contingent in the New York Pride March.

USA 829 to Launch Online SDS Sheet Database This Fall

Local USA 829 is soon launching an online Safety Data Sheet (SDS) database available to Members. This database will contain important health and safety information about the chemicals and products you use at work, making this information easily and readily available.

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United Scenic Artists holds many different Collectively Bargained Agreements with employers in scenic shops, theatre, film, television, commercials, opera and dance. In Addition members work under a number of IATSE Agreements. Many complete agreements and up-to-date rate sheets are available for download, or upon request from the appropriate Union Business office.

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Membership Information

United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829, IATSE, founded in 1896, is a labor union and professional association of Designers, Artists, Craftspeople, and Department Coordinators, organized to protect craft standards, working conditions and wages for the entertainment and decorative arts industries. The members of Local USA 829 work in film, theatre, opera, ballet, television, industrial shows, commercials and exhibitions.

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New Member Orientation and Q&A

Los Angeles Office 1200 Wilshire Blvd Suite 620, Los Angeles, CA 90017


New Member Orientation

USA Local 829, 29 W 38th St 15th Floor, NY NY 10018


Shop Steward Training

General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen, 20 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036

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