There are several benefits to becoming a member of our organization.
We are tradesmen that take pride in our craft. Our members are close friends,
more than that we are brothers and sisters, united in a similiar cause, to promote trade unionism in the live entertainment
industry. We have a great time when we get together for work or social events. Of course, our common interest is to provide
work for our brothers and sisters.
In addition to Brotherhood, we offer...
Fair wages and decent working conditions. Overtime pay after 8 hours in a day and/or 40 hours per
week. Compensation for missed meals, shortened turnarounds, etc
Safer working conditions. State and Federal safety laws enforced at all times. Workers comp protection
on all our jobsites (something not all our competition carries). Your health and well being on the job is our priority
Retirement savings plan. When working under our agreements,
you will receive employer paid contributions to the IATSE National Benefits Funds Annuity Plan. Currently 7% above gross earnings
Health and Welfare benefits. When working under our
agreements, you will receive employer paid contribution to the IATSE National Benefits Funds Health & Welfare (H&W).
For H&W, each referral has their own account that can be used for reimbursing out of pocket medical costs and obtaining
insurance when eligible.
for grievances. A Job Steward, Business Agent and legal counsel are available to respond to serious problems in the workplace
Discounts for services. Through the UNION-PLUS program,
members can receive discounts for a variety of things. Find out more by clicking the UNION-PLUS link below