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Member Update on Bargaining
Posted: Sep 13, 2021 11:13

IATSE 891 has issued a statement on our bargaining and 891 wishes to clarify some items for our members regarding the Los Angeles – IATSE Basic Agreement (also known as the Hollywood Basic) You can read the update here.
IATSE Local 891 Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion/Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Statement
Posted: Sep 02, 2021 18:07 Updated: Sep 07, 2021 09:18

At the July, 2020 General Meeting the members of the Human Rights Committee set forth several motions to begin to address systemic discrimination within the Local. One of these motions, Motion 9, called for clear communication against racism and hate. This led the Leadership of the Local to hire consulting firm MNP, and Tomee Sojourner-Campbell to meet with, and talk to, members from diverse backgrounds looking to address this imbalance. After listening to the members saying we can do better, and reviewing the MNP report, Leadership has issued the following statement acknowledging our shortcomings and the need to do better. Read our statement here.
Posted: Sep 02, 2021 18:07

THE NEED FOR ACTION: ADVANCING RECONCILIATION, EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION AT IATSE 891 An audit by consulting firm MNP revealed a serious need for action to better support our members who identify as women, Indigenous, Black or People of Colour (IBPOC). Please take a moment to read a summary of the MNP audit and its findings on representation and systemic barriers here. and the full report here.
IATSE Local 891 Statement on the Kamloops Residential School Discovery
Posted: Jun 01, 2021 09:54

IATSE Local 891 has released a statement on the Kamloops Residential School Discovery. You can read it here
IATSE Local 891 supports City of Burnaby and SWAC Day of Action Against Asian Racism
Posted: Apr 30, 2021 09:43 Updated: May 05, 2021 13:08

We join the City of Burnaby and Stand With Asians Coalition (SWAC) in their Day of Action against Asian Racism on May 10. Recognizing that we must take a stand against any racism in our communities. Read our letter to council here.