IATSE Local 891 is committed to careful financial stewardship, and endeavours to keep dues to a minimum while maximizing member services.
Members pay two types of dues:
Non-Members who are permitted to work under an IATSE 891 contract pay working dues.
Are 2% of any money earned on an IATSE Local 891 signatory production. These dues are paid directly to IATSE Local 891 by the payroll company.
|1st||$80||Jan. 1||April 15, 5 p.m.|
|2nd||$80||April 1||July 15, 5 p.m.||3rd||$80||July 1||Oct. 15, 5 p.m.|
|4th||$80||Oct. 1||Jan. 15, 5 p.m.|
Members can check to see if they owe any annual dues, or to see if a dues payment has been credited to a dues account, by visiting the dues section of their personal profile.
Online: Payments may be made with a VISA or MasterCard. Click here to go to the online dues payment page.
In person/by phone: Call or visit the IATSE Local 891 office (office hours Mon - Fri, 9 a.m. - 5 pm.).
Pay by cash, Interac, VISA or MasterCard, cheque or money order. Complete a credit card pre-authorization form to have future dues paid automatically each quarter. Please return the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail or hand deliver it to the IATSE Local 891 office.
Please note: If a cheque bounces due to insufficient funds, IATSE Local 891 is charged by the bank. In such cases, a $30 fee is applied.
It is important to pay dues on time, there are serious consequences of not paying before payment is overdue. These include:
IATSE Local 891 has a medical leave policy to assist members who are unable to work for reasons of a verifiable illness or injury. Please visit our medical leave page for details.
Members who are not working, and do not expect to work for some time, may wish to consider honourably withdrawing from membership. This is a better option than falling into arrears which may end in suspension or expulsion. For details, visit leaving active membership.
IATSE Local 891 has standing obligations to the following organizations:
|Payment per member||Per quarter||Total Annual Cost*|
|Quarterly stamps to IATSE International||$54.00||$212.00|
|BC Council of Film Unions||$14.22||$56.88||Actors Fund||$4.00||$16|
|BC Federation of Labour||$2.46||$9.84|
|IATSE District 12 Per Capita||$1.75||$7.00||*As of March 31, 2016
|Total payments per year made on behalf of each member by IATSE
Local 891 - $302.72
Additional dues collected are used to fund the operation of IATSE Local 891, including the following:
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.