I.A.T.S.E. LOCAL #11
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  • Welcome to Local 11
    Updated On: Mar 26, 2020

    Due to the rapidly changing news regarding COVID-19, the protection of IATSE Local 11 remains a top priority.  We have taken measures to protect Local 11 and all Local 11 family’s health , safety & security.  

    IATSE Local 11 office staff is fully operational and everyone is set up and working remotely 

    HELPFUL RESOURSES FOR ALL STAGEHANDS:

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    ANYONE NEEDING HELP OR WANT TO OFFER HELP PLEASE GO TO:

    WWW.IATSECARES.ORG

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    MODERN ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

    Employee Assistance Program

    1400 Hancock St, 2nd Floor, Quincy, MA 02169 

    617-774-0331 | 800-878-2004

    info@modernassistance.com

    Modern Assistance is committed to continuing to offer services during this difficult time. For information about their Day Treatment Schedule or Resources for you and your family, Please click here.

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    To file for unemployment benefits please click the following links:

    Department of Unemployment Massachusetts

    Department of Unemployment Rhode Island

    Department of Unemployment New Hampshire

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    IATSE NATIONAL BENEFIT FUNDS

    The IATSE National Benefit Funds has waived all fees for COVID-19 testing for all participants enrolled in Plan A and all Plan C options as well as those enrolled in Triple S. Click here to visit NBF website.

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    Local 11 Annuity Fund hardship withdrawals have been extended to include a new category to assist those who have been affected by COVID-19. For folks who have lost work, been laid off, or had other losses or expenses due to the virus, participants are eligible for immediate withdrawal in the amount of their loss.

    For more informaiton please contact Lee Moore:

     lmoore@iatse11.org

    or

    call Local 11's main number (617)269-5595

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    INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT & CHARITIES

    The IATSE General Executive Board committed $2.5 million to the following entertainment charities:

    Motion Picture and Television Fund (MPTF)
    The Actors Fund (of America)
    The Actors Fund of Canada (AFC)

    Local 11 members in need of social services or financial support please visit

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    The Actors Fund of America click here for more informaiton

    AND OR VISIT

    https://wp.behindthescenescharity.org/

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    Calling all IATSE STAGEHANDS

    TAKE ACTION

    The International has set up a letter-writing campaign where you can reach your members of congress in just a few clicks. 

    Click here to tell Congress to include displaced entertainment workers in their COVID-19 relief package!

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                      Covid-19 Crisis Resource Guide for Union Members

                                                   click link above

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    On Line Training for IATSE Members: 


    The IATSE Training Trust Fund is simplifying the application process for free LinkedIn Learning Subscriptions and TTF Safety First! Online Courses. Simply click the links below and fill out the online forms to apply for each program.
     
    LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)


    Click here to fill out the LinkedIn Learning application online →


    LinkedIn Learning is a self-guided learning platform with over 15,000 online courses on all types of topics and software. Free LinkedIn Learning Subscriptions are available to active IATSE members and those working under an IATSE agreement. Click here to learn more about LinkedIn Learning →
     
    TTF Safety First!


    Click here to fill out the TTF Safety First Online Courses application online →
     
    The TTF Safety First! Online Courses © promote safe working conditions by providing information, tools, and resources to recognize potential hazards and minimize risks. Case studies from the various crafts are included, making the curriculum relevant across the IATSE workforce. Click here to learn more about Safety First →

    CLASSES BEING OFFERED FOR FREE TO ALL STAGEHANDS:


    STAGE LIGHTING COURSES
    Vectorworks Spotlight Essentials Seminars – Free for 1 month trail 
    ACT Online Courses – ACT Lighting is offering free online courses with promo code act4me until June 1, 2020 to help programmers during this period of social-distancing 
    ETC Connect Courses – Temporarily free to the community 
    ETC EOS Training and Workbooks – More free training material from ETC 

    ETC study Hall - ETC class main new link
    Vista by ChromaQ – Intro class to Vista 3 as well as an advanced programming class 
    on Vista 
    Obsidian Onyx Classes – Console Training 
    Chamsys MagicQ Training – Video classes 
    Chamsys “Stuck at Home” Programmers Challenge – Provides lighting pros with more than a creative outlet during slow times, it also offers a chance to win a new MagicQ MQ70 console 
    Strand Console Training – Free 
    Avixa CTS Certification Courses – Free through June 12 
    USITT Teaching Archive – FREE online resource for teachers in areas of technical theatre and live entertainment 
    Avolites Online Learning – hosting live learning sessions on their Facebook page for both their Titan and Ai platforms 
    Gaffer Systems 3D Modeling – Free training for their 3D Modeling/Visualization software 
    LightWright6 – Free through June 1, 2020 – Helps designers and electricians record and keep track of the vast amount of data needed to install and maintain a lighting installation. 
    Capture Student Edition and Demos – Great for creating small rigs that lighting designers can play with, will link with Nomad offline relatively easily 
    Drafty App – CAD Tool with a few tutorials
    GRANDMA TRAINING
    MA University – Intensive training for all MA products. We are working with MA Lighting to offer a limited number of readers access to the full MA University training for free 
    grandMA2 Tutorial Series – Youtube videos created by MA Lighting 
    grandMA3 Tutorial Series – Youtube videos created by MA Lighting 
    Christian Jackson’s MA2 Console Resource – Great tutorials on programming a show on grandMA2
    AUDIO TRAINING
    HARMAN Professional University – Audio, control, and networked AV certification courses 
    JBL CBT Calculator Training  – Video tutorial 
    Crown Amplifier Training – Video Tutorials 
    QSC QSYS level 1 – Always free. Great certification for an Audio Tech 
    Dante level 1 and 2 (maybe 3) – Always free. Great certification for an Audio Tech
    D&B audio - Free utube videos and set up videos on the Utube channel
    RIGGING TRAINING

    Free Rigging Videos - Free rigging videos from Area Four Industries

    I.A.T.S.E. BROTHERS & SISTERS

    PROUD TO BE UNION WORKERS

     

    We are Local Union No. 11 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada, AFL-CIO. We are the skilled men and women who work behind the scenes in the entertainment industry everyday. We specialize in stage rigging, theatrical set construction, and the installation and operation of video, lighting, and sound systems in virtually any type venue. Thank you for supporting Boston's union stagehands! Please take the time to explore our site, or contact us at: 


    I.A.T.S.E. Local #11
    152 Old Colony Ave.
    Boston, MA   02127

     
    Phone : (617)269-5595  
    Fax : (617)269-6252 

    D List Registration e mail weekly availability to callsteward@iatse11.org
    For general questions:
    mail@iatse11.org

     

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