General Membership Meeting:
The monthly meetings of Local 632 for the foreseeable future will take place on either the 1st or 2nd Monday of the month, unless otherwise notified. Starting in Sept 2013 meetings will be held at the union office.
* Meetings are generally suspended during the months of July and August.
The Executive Board usually meets two hours before each General Membership Meeting on the first Monday of the month at 5:00 pm.
The quarterly stamp starting with the third qt. 2013 have increased to $75.00 per quarter or $300.00 for the entire year. Late fines have remained at $100.00 per assessment. Quarterly stamps are always due at the beginning of the quarter and become delinquent at the end of that quarter.
Please make it a point to pay timely to avoid late fines, suspension of your membership and/or possible expulsion. As always, remit your current membership card with all payments to ensure your quarterly stamps are properly affixed. Should you need an annual travel/road card, you MUST pay for the full year and request such in writing.
Applications for new membership must request such in person from the Executive Board at the monthly meetings in April or September. (Please inquire as to new membership requirements.)
Miscellaneous Member Information
Address Changes: In addition to informing Local 632 of your new address, Also inform the IATSE General Office of your change of address. However, you will need to contact the following offices as well to continue to receive timely mailings:
National Benefit Funds
The IATSE National Benefit Funds are trust funds established by the IATSE through collective bargaining with various entertainment industry employers.
Generally, funding comes from contributing employers that are engaged in industries such as live theatre, motion picture, television, commercials, music videos, and trade shows and that have Collective Bargaining Agreements with IATSE or an affiliated local union.
The Funds are governed by Boards of Trustees made up of an equal number of representatives of the IATSE (labor) and the employers (management). The IATSE National Benefit Funds include the Pension, Annuity, Health & Welfare, Vacation and 401(k) Funds. For more information about the National Benefit Funds, please visitwww.iatsenbf.org.
IATSE National Benefit Funds Office
417 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10016
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IATSE Official Bulletin – (212) 730-1770 (quarterly magazine) or send address changes to: Official Bulletin, 1430 Broadway, 2oth Floor, New York, NY 10018 or email at ‘firstname.lastname@example.org’.
IATSE ‘active’ members receive the bulletin as part of their membership services. Inactive members (i.e. retirees) and non-members may subscribe for $3.00 per year.