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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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Covid Act Now Website

 Posted in: Covid-19

We would like to make you aware of CovidActNow.org, a data source used by the bargaining committee to successfully formulate and inform the Return to Work COVID protocols and how they are applied. (more…)

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2020 Robert Vazquez Scholarship Winners

 Posted in: Scholarship Committee

Vice President Whit Norris announced the winners of the 2020 Robert Vazquez IATSE 479 Scholarship this week, saying: "I am pleased to report that this year the committee has awarded 8 scholarships." Please join us in congratulating our 2020 Robert...

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Frank Hatcher Retires as General Secretary-Treasurer

In the June 2021 General Membership meeting Brother Frank Hatcher announced his official resignation from Local 479 as General Secretary-Treasurer. As a former officer in the banking industry, Frank was an advocate for the implementation of financial best practices in...

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2021 Setting Record for Volume of Work

 Posted in: Business Agent,Industry News

I am pleased to announce that 2021 has already set new records for the volume of work in our jurisdiction. Folks, you may want to postpone your vacation plans for a later date because it’s going to be a VERY busy summer.  ...

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72nd Emmy Nominee Flip Borrero

 Posted in: Interviews

In late July the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced its list of nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards. In a repeat of last year, Local 479 Production Sound Mixer Felipe “Flip” Borrero was honored with a nomination for...

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72nd Emmy Nominee Michael Rayle

 Posted in: Interviews

In late July the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced its list of nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards. Local 479 Sound Mixer Mike Rayle was among those honored with a nomination for the category Outstanding Sound Mixing for...

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