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Return to Work: Employer Safety Plans
The Local 764 Dropbox of all reviewed and verified employer plans and other safety protocols that maybe shared with the entire membership can be found here:
From the NYC MOME (Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment)
Phase 4 production guidance is available on the Film Permit website. Please check frequently for updates and review the guidelines and FAQ before submitting permit applications. The Film Office is operating remotely, so please allow additional time for Film Permit processing.
IATSE NATIONAL BENEFITS FUND: NEWS FROM THE HEALTH PLAN
Announcement Regarding Relief for the IATSE National Health and Welfare Fund Plan C Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic
The Trustees of the IATSE NBF have extended the relief for Participants of Plan C for the 4th Quarter of 2020:
NEWS: Steiner Studio to develop new Studio
The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) and the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) are proud to announce that Steiner Studios has been selected to develop a 500,000-square-foot film and television production hub on the Made in New York Campus at Bush Terminal in Sunset Park. The facilities will include eight new soundstages, gut-renovations of two historic buildings, and a new parking facility. Steiner will complete the adjacent Bush Terminal Piers Park and build a new playground designed with community input. By expanding production capacity and investing in skilled job training and talent development programs, the new production hub affirms our commitment to increasing access and opportunities for New Yorkers in the film and television industry and strengthens the City’s role as a center for film and television production.
Click on the link below for information on OSHA classes and to apply:
SAFE & SOUND WEEK: Resources
Resources from Planning A Safe Show? This Is What You Need To Know
Handouts from the Webinar presented by AVIXA with IATSE Panelists Joe Aldridge, Hannah D’Amico, Kent Jorgensen, Eddie Raymond & Alan Rowe are now on the Local 764 website.
Behind the Scenes: Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Workshop
Handouts from the Webinar presented by Lori Rubinstein of Behind the Scenes and Taryn Longo of the Mastery Studio are now on the Local 764 Website.
DRY CLEANING: CALL FOR QUESTIONS
Local 764 is planning a possible webinar about dry cleaning and services available that could help to reduce the spread of CoVid-19. Please submit any specific questions regarding dry cleaning for the webinar via email to Leah Okin at [email protected] and we will try to address them on the webinar.
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.
Rent Relief Extenstion
Applications for the New York State Rent Relief program will not be accepted through August 6, 2020. A call center is available Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. until 7 p.m., for applicants who need help. Individuals should call 1-833-499-0318 or email [email protected] for more information.
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.
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.
RETURN TO WORK