In this area you will find useful information from the contracts, safety bulletins, to how to further your learning through IATSE. You can pay your dues or report work here as well.
Pay Your Quarterly Dues
Members, at this time the only way to pay your dues online is through Paypal. Please follow the directions below in order to make your payment. Please make sure you keep a copy of the transaction for your records.
To Pay Another Amount Instructions
- Go to www.paypal.com and log in to your PayPal account
- At the top, click Send & Request
- Fill in the “Send” field with: email@example.com
- Enter the amount you are paying in US Dollars
- Below this you will see an option to change where the money is sent.
- Change this to “Sending to a Friend”
- Click Continue
- Ensure you are using a bank account or PayPal balance to transfer funds
- Verify your personal information
- Click Continue
- Verify the transaction is correct
- Finalize the transaction
Please ensure you are paying with a PayPal balance or with a deposit from your bank account. This is not a purchase, so please ensure PayPal knows this is a personal payment. You will be charged an extra fee if you use a credit card or tell PayPal the payment is for a purchase.
Bank transfers and PayPal balance transfers are free.
If you are asked for a shipping address you hit the wrong button.
If you are using a credit card you may be charged a percentage of the amount owed. The credit card company charges paypal the percentage which they pass it on to us which we then pass to you.
2017-2019 Low Budget Theatrical Agreement
Also known as "Tier Agreement"
IATSE TRAINING TRUST FUND SAFETY PASS COURSES
The current Area Standards Agreement requires members to complete the “Safety Pass Courses”.* These courses are meant to provide members with the basic knowledge of workplace health and safety. The courses are available online and free to members!
TO ENROLL: fill out an apploication and return it to the Training Trust Fund. Please allow up to two weeks for processing. Once your application is processed, you will receive and email from Contract Services Safety Pass with a registration PIN. Once you have this, you can create your Safety Pass portal account. After you create your account, you will be able to take the online safety courses.
There are 4 available courses, three of which must be completed:
A: GENERAL SAFETY | INJURY AND ILLNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM (IIPP)
This course explains safety orientation, employee/employer rights and responsibilities, hazard communications, use of personal protection equipment, proper lifting techniques, emergency action procedures, and general production safety procedures. (1 hour)
A2: ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY
This course covers a wide range of subjects, including studio lot and location safety, heat illness, severe weather, disaster/emergency response, environmental awareness, transportation of dangerous goods, electrical safety, and workplace cleanliness. (3 hours)
HP1: HARASSMENT PREVENTION
This course will assist individuals to identify behaviors that create or contribute to unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. It also offers information on how to respond to incidents of harassment in the workplace. (1 hour)
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HP2: HARASSMENT PREVENTION
This course will assist individuals to identify behaviors that create or contribute to unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. It also offers information on how to assist in preventing and responding to incidents of harassment in the workplace. (2 hours) | *For department heads, keys, and those with supervisory responsibilities.
Please note that you do not have to complete the courses all at once. They will pick up where you left off.
Dues Check Off Form
Please make sure that you fill this form out and turn it in with your start paperwork. This should be included in your start packet. If not, please print it out and submit it to accounting. Failure to have your work dues withheld from your paycheck on a weekly basis will result in an invoice for the total amount upon completion of the audit for each show.
Check your pay stubs to make sure your dues are withheld!
National Benefits Fund
The IATSE National Benefit Funds are trust funds established by the IATSE through collective bargaining with various entertainment industry employers.
Contributions are made by employers into the National Benefits Fund.
For members of Local 209, the National Benefits Fund includes: Health and Welfare as well as an Annuity. Our Pensions are through Local 27.
For more information about the National Benefit Funds, please visit www.iatsenbf.org.
The Pension for Local 209 is through our sister local, 27.
For questions regarding the pension plan, please contact:
24600 Center Ridge Rd
Westlake, OH 44145
Lynda.com is now LinkedIn Learning!
Subscriptions are free for active IATSE members and those working under IATSE agreements. Through this subscription, you will have unlimited access to the LinkedIn Learning online library of high-quality, instructional videos across a wide spectrum of technologies.
It’s the same content you know and love with personalized learning experiences powered by the LinkedIn network, based on trending skills in your craft. You can continue where you left off with all the same access to your learning history, account information, and certifications.
For more information and to sign up, visit: https://www.iatsetrainingtrust.org/lil
The Trustees of the Richard F. Walsh/Alfred W. Di Tolla/Harold P. Spivak Foundation are pleased to offer five scholarship awards each year in the amount of $2,500 totaling $10,000 over a four year period. Counting the year 2019 awards, the Foundation will have had as many as 75 scholarship recipients.
To be eligible Richard F. Walsh/Alfred W. Di Tolla/ Harold P. Spivak Foundation scholarship, the applicant must:
- Be the son/daughter of a member in good standing of the IATSE
- Be a high school senior at the time of application
- Have applied, or be about to apply for admission to an accredited college or university as a fully matriculated student, which will lead to a bachelor's degree.
Please note this is a National Scholarship open to all members of the IATSE, not just members of Local 209.
For more information, visit: https://www.iatse.net/member-benefits/scholarship-foundation
The completed application packet must be received by December 31 of each year. The scholarship winners will be notified the following June and will be announced in the following issue of The Official Bulletin.