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Member Dashboard Website Update

 Posted in: Website

In October of 2016, Local 479 unveiled a new Member Dashboard website, which was developed to increase our members' proprietary access to production contact and crew information, contracts, and individual account information.  We spent time with our web developers to design...

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The 2018 Charity Kickball Tournament

 Posted in: Community,Kickball,Young Workers Committee

Are you ready for some KICKBALL?!   The 4th Annual Charity Kickball Tournament will kick off at Noon on Sunday, September 30th at Coan Middle School (1550 Hosea Williams Drive NE). Even if you’re not playing on one of the 16...

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Local 479 Members Compete for 2018 Emmys

 Posted in: Industry News

In July The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 2018 Emmy Awards, to recognize excellence in the television industry. Four members of IATSE Local 479 were among those listed for consideration in this year's Creative...

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Local 479 Welcomes Comptroller Jimmy Butts

 Posted in: Breaking News,Financial News,Treasurer/General Secretary

This month Local 479 welcomes its new financial comptroller, Jimmy Butts. As our Secretary/Treasurer position begins its transition from full-time to “as needed” (in effect part-time), Jimmy will assume management of the Local’s day-to-day financial obligations, serving as its formal...

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College Degree for No Out-of-Pocket Cost

 Posted in: AFLCIO,Benefits

  Eastern Gateway Community College is offering members of IATSE Local 479 the opportunity to earn an Associate Degree with NO out-of-pocket costs. This degree program has been brought to Local 479 by UnionPlus, an affiliate of the AFLCIO, and...

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The Danger of Mosquitos to Movie Crews

 Posted in: Industry News

IATSE Local 479 Summer Safety Series: people who work outdoors face a number of additional health safety dangers, from weather extremes to risk of disease. Summer presents an increased risk of encounters with a variety of creatures that can cause...

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