IATSE Local 891 members faced with financial difficulty may be able to receive assistance through one of the following:
IATSE Local 891 offers eligible members interest-free loans up to a maximum of $1000 for three month terms. More information is available on the membership loan application form.
IATSE Local 891 offers a medical leave policy which provides a reduction in quarterly dues for members who are unable to work due to a verifiable illness or injury. More information is on the medical leave policy and request for medical leave form.
The AFC provides emergency financial aid to entertainment industry professionals who work in all aspects of film and television production. More information, including how to apply, is provided on The AFC page.
If you do not have your user ID, please contact Dispatch at 604-664-8916 or Reception at 604-664-8910 and they will provide it. Please note that in order to obtain your UserID over the phone you must provide the following information:
Additionally, if your UserID is re-issued over the phone, it is Union policy to reset your password at the same time.
If you have forgotten your password, please call Dispatch at 604-664-8916. Upon providing your Social Insurance Number for verification, your password will be reset.