AEA Supports Local 500/IATSE at Kravis Center
Thursday, December 20, 2012
The National Council of Actors’ Equity met and voted unanimously to officially lend its support to Local 500/IATSE in its 12-year struggle to achieve a fair and equitable contract with the Kravis Center (West Palm Beach, FL).
Kravis Center Continues to Violate Federal Law. In Response, Union Calls for Unfair Labor Practice Strike.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
This morning, in response to the Kravis Center’s continuing and new unfair labor practices, IATSE Local 500 South Florida, has called an unfair labor practice strike against the Kravis Center.
Important Message from International President Matthew D. Loeb to All IATSE Local Unions in the State of Michigan
We in the IATSE must join with the masses of working families in this fight to oppose this anti-worker legislation in Michigan. If labor does not prevail in this fight we will be faced with the same challenges over and over in states like Alaska, Ohio, Wisconsin and many other states where Republican Governors have all eyes on Michigan waiting to see what happens.
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
Thursday, December 6, 2012
On December 6, 1989, 14 women lost their lives at Montreal's École Polytechnique - murdered because they were women.
NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice Filibusters to Impede Progress of Bill C-377
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
On November 26, Alexandre Boulerice, the NDP Labour Critic, tabled a motion requesting that Bill C-377 be dropped. Under the rules of Committees of the House, a speaker is entitled to speak on his motion until he is finished. M Boulerice then proceeded to speak for the entire two-hour time period allotted to the committee to deal with the clause-by-clause review and the proposed amendments.
AFL-CIO Endorses IATSE's Kravis Center Boycott
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The AFL-CIO has officially endorsed the IATSE’s boycott of the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Fla., effective today. AFL-CIO policy states that after official endorsement, the venue will stay on the Federation’s boycott list for one year, unless the IA requests its removal.