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UPDATE as of 12 pm 10/15/2021:
ON WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 13th, IATSE International President Loeb announced that he would call a strike on work under the Hollywood Basic Agreement and the Area Standards Agreement at 12:01 am Pacific Daylight Time (3:01 am Eastern Daylight Time) on Monday, October 18th if an agreement could not be reached with the AMPTP.
OVER THE WEEKEND (Saturday 10/15 and Sunday 10/16):
IF YOU ARE WORKING OUT OF TOWN:
Local 764 is reaching out to individual supervisors on shows. The IATSE International will inform Local 764 of any steps or actions that Local 764 and its members need to take, and we will be in touch with the individual shows through their supervisors.
IF A STRIKE IS CALLED:
If you have questions about your job and the implications of the strike on your work place, please contact Taylor Savary in the Local 764 office ([email protected] or 212-957-3500 x0).
Space is limited, anyone planning to attend should sign up as soon as possible.
The workshop will cover the following:
The emphasis of the workshop is on practicing the tools and thus it is designed to be highly interactive and participatory.
THE SESSION IS TWO HOURS LONG.
Tuesday October 19th at 3 pm
Thursday October 21st at 12 pm
Thursday October 21st at 3 pm
Tuesday October 26th at 12 pm
Tuesday October 26th at 3 pm
Thursday October 28th at 12 pm
Thursday October 28th at 3 pm
Sunday November 7th at 12 pm
Sunday November 7th at 3 pm
Sunday November 14th at 12 pm
Sunday November 14th at 3 pm
REGISTRATION PASSWORD: 764
*Please note even there are multiple sessions available for Local 764 members. The class times available are for the same workshop*
If you have any questions or difficulty registering please contact Martha Smith at [email protected] who is copied on this email.
JOB POSTINGS FROM SECOND STAGE:
DAYWORKER (FDNY C-15 Certified)
Second Stage Theater is seeking a part-time dresser to begin work in late October for Clyde’s by Lynn Nottage. Dresser reports to wardrobe supervisor, and is responsible for running a wardrobe track, assisting performers with changes, and other duties assigned during work calls.
Second Stage Theater is seeking a C-15 certified day worker for laundry call and flame retardant treatment of costumes on dark days. Day worker reports to wardrobe supervisor and treats designated costumes with flame retardant treatment decided on by production management and special effects consultant. Proof of FDNY certification must be provided by Oct 27.
These position are covered under Local 764’s Collective Bargaining Agreement with Second Stage Theater.
Second Stage values diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Second Stage is dedicated to building an equitable environment that is mixed across lines of difference and strongly encourages applications from Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women, transgender and non-binary candidates. This position will remain open until filled and until a diverse and qualified pool of candidates is identified. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.
Please submit resume to [email protected] with subject line “Clyde’s dresser” or “C15.”
Second Stage will make all hiring decisions.
The deadline for the Board of Elections to receive an absentee ballot application is THIS MONDAY, October 18:
You can apply for an absentee ballot online here.
(If you’re voting absentee because of COVID, check the “temporary illness” box).
If you miss the Oct. 18 deadline this Monday, you can still vote early— in person—starting Saturday, October 23. Check FindMyPollSite.vote.nyc for the early-voting site you are assigned to.
2021 General Election Information for New York:
Click here for a list of 2021 New York Statewide Ballot Proposals.
The New York State AFL-CIO has taken positions on the following Proposals:
November 2nd – General Election Day
THE NEXT LOCAL 764 MEMBERSHIP MEETING WILL BE ON
SUNDAY October 24th AT 10 am
Regular Business of Local 764
THIS MEETING WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY ON THE GOTOWEBINAR PLATFORM.
Registration Links will be sent to members via email on Thursday, October 21st.
You must be in good standing to attend.
Please note: You must be able to attend both sessions.
In this two-part workshop, we will cover the basics of consumer debt, including debt-relief options, understanding and improving your credit, and strategies for paying off debt with variable income. Other types of debt (student loans, mortgages, etc.) will also be addressed. Debt is a fact of life for many entertainment industry professionals. This workshop will help you navigate common pitfalls and begin to engage in best practices so you can manage your debt successfully and with confidence.
Please note that participants are required to attend both dates. There are no pre-requisites, however you must register in advance to attend.
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.
Be Scene Be Heard App – Free for Local 764 Members: