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News From: IATSE

by Brian Young | on Jan 27, 2021

NBA's Trail Blazers Caught Red Handed

For decades, IATSE Local 28 members have worked at Portland Trail Blazer home games. When the pandemic hit in March and the NBA season was put on pause, all the workers at the arena were laid off...

by Brian Young | on Jan 20, 2021

A New President

On January 20th, Joe Biden took the oath of office to become the 46th President of the United States. Biden taking office ends four years of chaos and inaction under Trump and hopefully ends the four...

by Brian Young | on Oct 19, 2020

Unions Want Disneyland Reopened

All summer Disneyland in Anaheim California has been closed due to COVID-19. Although Disneyworld in Orlando Florida was allowed to reopen, California has refused to let theme parks begin operations...

by Brian Young | on Aug 25, 2020

No Unions Allowed at Republican National Convention

This week the Republicans are holding their National Convention. While disgraced pastors, almost all of Trump’s children, and nearly every C list conservative “celebrity” will be...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 10, 2020

Major Organizing Wins in the Midst of a Pandemic

Even in the middle of a pandemic, workers are organizing. Elections were delayed for a few months while the NLRB figured out how to work from home, but they have now restarted and many employees are...

by Guest Post | on May 13, 2020

Entertainment Unions Outline Industry Reopening

This story was written by the IBEW Media Department. The havoc the coronavirus is wreaking on the entertainment industry was the focus of a national media call last week that included the impact...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 24, 2020

Why do The Young Turks Hate Unions?

Even though they get 200 Million hits a month, The Young Turks are YouTube’s version of Morning Joe. With hits comes greed and the staff, which is probably overworked and underpaid, just want...

by Brian Young | on Jul 26, 2019

Organizing Bus Drivers & Legal Services Workers

Every day more and more workers are organizing and making the decision to join a union. Whether they are a large workplace or just a few employees, these working men and women have decided to take...

by Daniel Hinton | on Mar 14, 2019

Save the NY Film Tax Credits

The annual battle of the budget has been waging in Albany, NY. Facing a billion-dollar deficit and a hard deadline at the end of the month, some state legislators are stooping so low as to threaten...

by Brian Young | on Jun 20, 2018

Organizing Victories in TV, Sales and Construction

Union members know the value of working union. Whether it's better pay, better benefits, higher safety standards or increased training., most could not imagine working without a union. Across...

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