Ballots will be mailed out today, Friday, October 21st, for an election to fill three positions in our local. The candidates for this year are listed below, alphabetically by office then last name. Incumbents are denoted out to the side with the word “incumbent” in brackets, as so: [incumbent].
Mike Akins [incumbent]
Labor Delegate to the Atlanta Labor Council
Peter McGoran [incumbent]
Sergeant at Arms
Michael Filosa [incumbent]
Please be sure to read the voting instructions and fully comply with the voting procedure. If you do not accurately follow instructions on how to return your voted ballot it will be deemed invalid by the company conducting the ballot count, The American Arbitration Association (AAA), and removed from the count.
A detailed description of the election schedule and the procedures involved was emailed to members by the office this past Tuesday, October 18th.
Please try to return your voted ballot as soon as you are able to ensure that it is delivered to the post office box prior to collection for the vote.
Ballots will be collected from the post office, counted by AAA, and transported to the Local 479 offices on Monday, November 21st.
The ballots have been printed by Superior Printing (a union printer).
IATSE Local 479 performs an active and dynamic role in Georgia’s motion picture industry by protecting the rights and safety of the men and women who work on movies. This news section allows us to connect with members and non-members, and to share our goals and accomplishments with the community and industry colleagues.