Over 9,000 professional artists and technicians are members of IATSE Local 891, the largest IATSE local in Canada. Chartered in 1962, IATSE Local 891 represents motion picture workers throughout British Columbia and the Yukon.
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AMENDMENTS TO THE 891 CONSTITUTION

Under Article 12 of the Constitution, the IATSE 891 Executive Board is introducing a proposed amendment to the Constitution in the form of a Notice of Motion to Article 8; Obligations of Elected Officials.

Under Article 4 of the Local 891 By-Laws, the IATSE 891 Executive Board is introducing a proposed amendment to the By-Laws of Local 891 in the form of a Notice of Motion to Article 7: WORKING RULES. The proposed amendments to the Constitution and By-Laws received first reading and debate at the General Membership Meeting on Sunday, April 28, 2024.

Please read the Notice of Motions here [member login required].

(POSTED 2024-05-08)

891 WILDFIRE APP AVAILABLE ON IPHONE AND ANDROID

Did you know the majority of human-caused wildfires in BC happen in the spring and fall? As we head towards warmer weather, the BC Wildfire Service is noting a high potential for an active spring wildfire season. Prepare yourself and be safe on set with the 891 Wildfire App, a new tool commissioned by President Mitch Davies to evaluate wildfire smoke risk and PM2.5 concentration in your location. If you are concerned about wildfire smoke exposure please speak to your immediate supervisor or contact the production safety representative. Download the app today on iPhone and Android.

(POSTED 2024-04-19)

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: JULIA NEVILLE

"As a member, that was the biggest benefit that I got out of being involved with the Union - that sense of not being alone."

Our latest Member Spotlight celebrates Julia Neville – a leader who has advanced workers rights, health benefits, and organizing efforts across Western Canada! Thank you Julia for the trail you've blazed for workers and the BC film industry. Before she retires next month as an International Rep. you can learn more about her impact here!

(POSTED 2024-04-18)

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