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Local 479’s Political Action Plan

 Posted in: Executive Board

Brothers and Sisters, As a follow up to our recent correspondence dated May 16, 2019, we wish to take this opportunity to update you on our political course of action in reference to the threat of boycotting Georgia.   The Heartbeat Bill, HB...

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Local 479 Expects Continuing Job Stability

 Posted in: Executive Board

We are all aware of the continued media coverage focusing on Georgia and the Georgia film industry.  Georgia is the 3rd largest production hub in the country, and recent events have sparked media discussions asking if Georgia will maintain that...

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2019 Golf Tournament Raises $26,000 for Charity

 Posted in: Industry News

This past Saturday 27 teams from across Atlanta’s production community faced off over 18 holes on a breezy May 4th afternoon at the Flat Creek Country Club in Peachtree City for our 9th Annual IATSE Charity Golf Tournament, hosted by...

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The Growing Importance of Safety Training

 Posted in: Education Department,Industry News

Training requirements for new applicants are important for all members In February of 2019, two safety training classes, provided online through the IATSE Training Trust, were added as mandatory requirements of the application process for new members of Local 479. ...

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Regarding the Heartbeat Bill HB481

 Posted in: Business Agent,Industry News

Dear Brothers and Sisters of Local 479, Many of you have contacted the office over the last couple of weeks regarding HB 481, i.e. the “Heartbeat Bill”, which was passed by both the House and Senate, and is expected to...

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Registration Opens for 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

 Posted in: Community,Golf Committee,Women's Committee

  It’s nearly time once again to meet on the greens to find out who are the best golfers in the film industry! The 2019 tournament will be on May 4th and we'll be raising money along the way for BeLoved...

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