Updates from Local 764

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LOCAL 764 UPDATE FRIDAY OCTOBER 30TH

Posted on November 2, 2020

Below is information on:

  • Voting News: Extended Early Voting Hours and Weekend Phone Banking
  • Social Justice Task Force: Training and Facilitated Discussion
  • Online Job Site Visit Requests
  • Be Scene Be Heard App
  • Other useful links

HAVE A SAFE HALLOWEEN!

MAKE A PLAN TO VOTE

NYC EARLY VOTING HOURS EXTENDED

NYC has extended their early voting hours this weekend”
Saturday 7am – 5 pm
Sunday 7 am – 4 pm
You can use findmypollsite.vote.nyc to find your early voting site and its hours.

YOUR ELECTION DAY SITE MAY BE DIFFERENT FROM YOUR EARLY VOTING SITE!

 

!! FINAL WEEKEND of Get Out The VOTE !!

New York City Central Labor Council 

The virtual phone banks will be open from 11:00am -8:30pm through November 3. When individuals sign up they will be able to select their specific time frame for making calls within those hours.
 
PLEASE NOTE: These events will NOT utilize the predictive dialer. Unless you are able to block the information, any calls you make will come from your personal phone number.
 
You can register by clicking HERE make sure to include that you are a member of TWU Local 764 IATSE when you sign up.  Please also email [email protected] and let me know that you have registered.
 
Please share this information with other members, family and friends who would like to participate. https://actionnetwork.org/campaigns/labor-votes

UNION WORKERS FOR BIDEN GOTV Phone Banks

Union workers for Biden will be hosting virtual phone banks from 12-8pm ET, Saturday through Tuesday. Any time you can commit over this final weekend is crucial to ensuring we elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on November 3rd. 

Social Justice Task Force:
DIVERSITY, INCLUSION and BELONGING
Training

Monthly Online Training with Facilitated Discussion:

Local 764 and the BIPOC Steering Panel of the Social Justice Task Force will be hosting live facilitation of online trainings on the topics of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging, Confronting Racism, Bystander Training and Confronting Bias.

TRAININGS ARE POSTED ON THE SOCIAL JUSTICE TASK FORCE Page on the Members’ Section of the Local 764 website www.ia764.org.

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging
STEP ONE:  Take the Training Online:

https://www.linkedin.com/learning/diversity-inclusion-and-belonging-2/dibs-an-introduction?u=56642593

STEP TWO: Join the Discussion:
Join the Local 764 Social Justice Task Force and Facilitator Diana Robinson for discussion on this course and its impact for Local 764 and its members on NOVEMBER 15th at 11 am.

PLEASE SEE BELOW UPDATED LOG IN INFORMATION AS OF 11/13/2020

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84879842518?pwd=bk5HLzZwSjlqSUU4bDJhSDA0aGlKUT09

Meeting ID: 848 7984 2518
Passcode: 208581

STEP THREE: Encourage members to take the training!

These Online Trainings are available through LinkedIn Learning, and a LinkedIn Learning account is highly recommended. Accounts are FREE for all Local 764 members and you can apply for your account HERE.
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/527be30ee4b0233cbd8b056d/t/5e1fa3c7f5403e49cd7f7dee/1579131849276/LinkedIn+Learning+Subscription+Application+2020.pdf 

More information on Online Diversity Inclusion and Belonging Training

Request a Job Site Visit Online

Due to COVID-19, Local 764 Business Representatives must comply with individual production testing requirements when visiting members on their jobs sites. To facilitate this, Local 764 has set up a regular testing schedule for its Business Representatives.

In answer to requests by members, an online sign up form has been created to help members schedule routine visits during COVID-19 on the Members’ section of the Local 764 website.  You can find this request for under the “Job Site Visits” tab on the Main Menu.

Routine visits can be set up for Mondays and Thursdays.

The purpose of this form is to facilitate routine visits only.  If you need a Representative to visit in an emergency, or have an immediate need on set, please contact a Local 764 Business Representative directly:

Frank Gallagher: [email protected]
Leah Okin: [email protected]

MPTV COVID 19 TRAINING

The IATSE Training Trust Fund, in partnership with the Contract Services Administration Trust Fund, is providing the online C19 – COVID-19 Prevention Training that your employer may require to return to work.

This link is available on the Members’ Section of the Local 764 Website under the COVID-19 SAFETY tab on the menu.

**Please note this course is NOT in your TTF Safety First! account.**

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc-FfTRGUTOP5_-TlyysAE3LPgBsKPBuscU5gZ4ocY4Xqr9ug/viewform
 
*If you already have a TTF portal account for the A, A2, and HP1 (or HP2*) courses, you do not need complete this application. The C19 course is available in your existing portal account.

Be Scene Be Heard App 

SIGN UP NOW FOR FREE EMOTIONAL WELLNESS APP!

Local 764’s landing page is LIVE – sign up for a free subscription to the Behind the Scenes Peer to Peer Chat App from iRel8!

Local 764 is making this emotional wellness tool free to our members.

The link below will take you to Local 764’s landing page to register.  Download the app, and check your email for a password that will allow you to log and start using the app for free!

The app is anonymous – you do not have to identify yourself as a Local 764 member after the initial log-in process.  Local 764 will not be given any access to members log in or information.

For some Local 764 members, the app may be a way to reach out to others to get fresh ideas and resources to navigate challenging and stressful times at work and home.  For others, it may be a way to help others meet these challenges. For all, we hope this provides a way to foster our community and help each other in a safe space.
https://irel8.org/local764/

Be Scene Be Heard App

RESOURCES

Homeowner Relief

The New York State Legislature has allocated $20 million dollars in funding to the Homeowner Protection Program (HOPP). This program administered through the office of the Attorney General, Letitia James. Homeowners who are behind on their mortgage can get free help by calling the HOPP hotline (855)-466-3456.

Local 764 Wally Hall Fund

Members in good standing may take a loan of up to $3000.00 from the Local 764 Wally Hall Emergency Fund.  These loans are interest free for 18 months.  Please contact Julie Fernandez at [email protected] for more information.

Actors Fund

Local 764 has a Members Assistance Program that is administered by the Actors Fund.  Members should contact [email protected] for the social service resources provided through the 764 Membership Assistance Program.

For information and application to financial assistance provided through the Actors Fund, please visit their website here: https://actorsfund.org/am-i-eligible-help

The Actors Fund works in conjunction with the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF), and they coordinate grants to COVID-19 applicants.

BEHIND THE SCENES:

Local 764 Members have access to the Mental Health resources provided by Behind the Scenes, which includes a peer-to-peer chat app, an Entertainment Industry Therapist Finder, and other resources.  These resources may be shared with family members, and can assist you in reaching out to someone you are worried about.

https://wp.behindthescenescharity.org/mental-health-and-suicide-prevention-initiative/

Be Scene Be Heard App – Free for Local 764 Members:
https://irel8.org/local764/

RETURN TO WORK

If you are contacted by your employer to return to work, PLEASE CONTACT LOCAL 764!
For Leah Okin: [email protected]
For Frank Gallagher: [email protected]