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How to Guarantee an Email Response from the Local

 Posted in: Membership,Website

The staff of Local 479 strives every day to answer the calls and emails of our members, members of our sister locals, producers, and more. Please be aware that some of the local’s most frequently used email addresses are designed...

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Local Holds First A & A2 Live Training Trust Event

 Posted in: Education Department,Safety

Time is running out for a special opportunity to take the A and A2 training classes at Local 479 with assistance and direct oversight from the Local 479 Education Team and a representative of the IATSE Training Trust Fund (TTF)....

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Hurricane Donation Drive

 Posted in: Community,Georgia

(UPDATED September 13) – IATSE Locals 479, 600, and 798, in association with the Teamsters Local 728, have joined in a collaborative effort with Georgia’s production companies, studios, and other industry professionals to contribute to the relief efforts for the...

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Hurricane Irma Safety Bulletins

 Posted in: Safety

Below are links for various Safety Bulletins provided to Local 479 from the IATSE Safety Committee Chairman.  As Hurricane Irma continues to head in our direction, please continue to stay informed of its potential impact on our area.  Your safety is of...

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A Brief History of Labor Day in America

 Posted in: History

Most Americans don't know the history behind the end of summer holiday known as Labor Day. In May of 1882 a number of New York labor unions joined together to sponsor a "monster labor festival" featuring a parade, bands, speeches,...

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Lynda.com Subscriptions Year 3

 Posted in: Benefits,Education Department,Tutorials

This summer marks the third year of IATSE’s partnership with Lynda.com, an online training resource featuring in-depth tutorials on a variety of subjects including craft-specific topics, leadership training, and software guides.     The International is once again offering an...

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  • Time is running out for a special opportunity to take the A and A2 training classes at Local 479 with assistance and direct oversight from the Local 479 Education Team and a representative of the IATSE Training Trust Fund (TTF). https://goo.gl/U2cZ5f
  • The Education Department expansion is on schedule!
  • If you're hurt on the job you need to understand how workers comp insurance works. https://goo.gl/4CwFec
  • Local 479's Delegation to the 68th Quadrennial. From left to right: Sara Cobbeldick, Brian Hill, Tim Vaughan, Bud Raymond, Marcus Petruska, Kevin Amick, Jenn Hutchins, Brian Marino, Tasha Wdowin, Theresa Khouri, Mike Akins, Hilary Smiley, Caitlin Booth, Kevin Cheatham, Ray Brown
  • This month's OSHA 10 Training Class included students with the Georgia Film Academy.
  • The Charity Golf Tournament Committee met today in the conference room to discuss the logistics of this May 6th event. #local479golf
  • Our field reps receive a lot of questions regarding meal penalties so we've created a step-by-step flowchart to help walk you through the steps of knowing WHEN you are in penalty and when you are NOT in penalty, as well as the rates for calculating those penalties when you accrue them.
  • Come join us for our 2nd annual Health & Wellness Day!
  • Local 479 President Ray Brown opened the Young Workers #iatseywc16 in #Atlanta yesterday.

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