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NYC Scenic Artist Apprenticeship Program has a New Home

The Scenic Artist Apprentice Program has a new home thanks to a generous donation by Tony Argente of Broadway Stages. The facility is located in the Guard House of the former Arthur Kill Correctional Facility which is being converted into sound stages.

USA 829 Members Win Emmy Awards

On Sunday, September 9th, The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented the 70th Annual Primetime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.

NYC Stop Sexual Harassment Act

On May 9, 2018, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act, a comprehensive legislative package aimed at addressing and preventing sexual harassment in the workplace, into law.

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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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Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109


Why Unions Still Matter!

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


Washington DC

IA Local 22 Meeting Hall, 1810 Hamlin St, NE Washington DC 20018

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