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Babies in Tech - NY Times Article

"The question of how well — or poorly — the theater world accommodates child care has been talked about for years, and is closely bound up with the discussion of why women are so underrepresented as writers, directors, and designers at the industry’s highest, and highest-paying, levels."

California Wildfires: Relief for Affected IA Members

Financial relief is available for IATSE members affected by the fires through the Walsh/Di Tolla/Spivak Foundation. IATSE members in need of assistance should submit a written request to their local union.

Diversity Committee and NY Stage Review Communication : A Step Forward for Designers

Following the review for “India Pale Ale” at Manhattan Theatre Club, the Union’s Diversity Committee wrote a letter asking for theatrical critics’ support in diversity efforts. The reply was a fantastic first step in an ongoing and necessary conversation.

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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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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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