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Dear IATSE Representatives,
IATSE Local 8 is
investigating the wages and standards being paid to stagehands scheduled
to work the Citadel Country Music Festival in Glenmoore Pa. August
24-26th. IATSE Local 8 has not secured a contract for this work. Meridian
Entertainment Group has been hired by Impact Entertainment to provide
stagehands for this event. IATSE Local 8 is asking for any of your members
that are scheduled to work this event to contact Mike Barnes 215.880.3162.
Local 8 Representatives will be at the jobsite to monitor all the
activities. We appreciate your help in maintaining the standards we have
set for concert work in Pennsylvania. Working together, we are all
IATSE Local 8
Our beloved Joe Garritano passed away yesterday. He
was the best when it comes to humor, compassion and mission drive. He is
and will always be missed.
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
being sought for the Local 98 HEALTHCARE/RETIREMENT Committee.
**NOTE**: If interested in becoming a member of the HEALTHCARE/RETIREMENT
Committee please contact Chairman Shane Lower below at:
Fraternally, Ted Weimer, Secretary Local 98
Sisters and Brothers,
The International is
hard at work planning our 125th Anniversary Celebration. You have already
been so helpful in collecting materials for our social media campaign
leading up to our anniversary this summer. Our digital archive is growing,
and we’re looking for additional ways to highlight our members.
part of the monthlong campaign International Communications is pulling
together, we want to source stories from members old and new. We’re here
to ask your members, what is your best or brightest memory from your years
working in the union?
We have created this survey, asking for
stories from the job, from political actions, and from community activism.
Please share the link with your members, and ask them to contribute. We’re
hoping to have some photos or other media to pair with them, to share
these stories from the field in a personal, human context.
here for the story submission form.
The Communications Department
will follow up with people who submit stories and with the officers of the
local union they belong to before sharing the stories. We won’t publish
anything without checking in with everyone involved.
Our history is
important to us, as a commemoration, as a learning tool, and as something
to share with the world at large. Your members stories are our history,
and we are nothing without them. Thank you for your support continued
support of our efforts, and I look forward to hearing your stories unfold.
members who intend to perform stage hand work in the jurisdiction
of another local should first inform that local of their intent to
do so by contacting the Business Agent of that local.
All I.A.T.S.E. members who intend to
perform stage hand work in the jurisdiction of Local 98 should do
1. Notify the
Business Agent of your intent to perform stage hand work in the
jurisdiction of Local 98 while including the location and date(s)
of the event. This can be accomplished by calling: 717-991-4411
2. Report the earnings (with supporting
documentation i.e. a copy of the pay stub reflecting the gross
earnings). This can be accomplished by email to the following
concerning the above announcement sent to members:
Greetings Brothers and Sisters,
Please update your emergency
contact information on the Hershey Mypath website. The web address is
make updates in the self service section of the website. Please contact
Tim Staver or Chester Ross if You have questions accessing the site. They
will do their best to help You gain access.
MYPATH Web Site: www.mypath.hersheypa.com
4 Letters of your LAST NAME followed by your employee number:
John Smith, 80634……………. smit80634
Password: First, Middle and Last
initial followed by your Date of Birth:
Example: John D. Smith,
Note: If you do not have a middle initial,
just use your first and last initial. You will be prompted to change your
password after your first sign-in.
If you discover you’re having
difficulty, call the following number: 1-877-466-9728
Fraternally, Ted Weimer,
Secretary Local 98
To contact your BA
Chester Ross Email... firstname.lastname@example.org
To contact the Web Administrator
Cliff Unfried Email... email@example.com