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MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE NOTES:
LIMITED TIME REDUCED PRICE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
FOR OKLAHOMA RESIDENTS
*******August 11, 2019 – OCT 10th 2019 ONLY !!! LIMITED TIME ******
IATSE Studio Mechanics Local 484 will reduce the cost of new membership for applications received until OCTOBER 10th for applicants residing in the STATE OF OKLAHOMA
The TOTAL cost of new membership for this drive is $340. = $100 Intl fee + $100 Local fee (reduced from $600) +2 Qtrs Dues in Advance $140
CURRENT QUALIFIED MEMBERS in good standing OF ANY OTHER IATSE LOCAL-With OKLAHOMA RESIDENCY MAY WAIVE Local’s fee for a total cost of $240 thru Oct 10th only.
This Membership Drive will be open to FILM PROFESSIONALS who have a total of 30 days union work or 90 days non-union work in their craft as well as current members in good standing of IATSE LOCALS.
Applicants must be residents of Oklahoma and have 18 months residency at the time of application.
COMPLETED APPLICATIONS WITH PAYMENT WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE OFFICE UNTIL OCT 10th 2019
You must complete the A-A2 Safety Training within 30 days of application to be approved.
Pending Applications in the office for New Membership and Reinstatement who have not completed their A-A2 safety courses within 30 days of pending approval will be removed from the roster and applications for new membership will have their monies and applications returned to them.
100% SAFETY TRAINED THIS SUMMER
NEW BENEFIT FOR MEMBERS WHO ARE CURRENT & ON THE ROSTER.
If you complete the Three Courses: A & A2 Safety Training Course and the Harassment Prevention HP1 or HP2 and submit your completion certificates to the office you will receive a statement credit of 1 quarter’s dues – a value of $70!!! This is an incentive for current members to take safety training in a timely manner. THIS OFFER IS FOR CURRENT MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING who have not yet completed the safety training courses.
We have the goal of having 100% of our members safety trained. In addition, you must complete the A& A2 safety training to take ANY other training courses including Lift Certification.
Information for applying for the courses is available online at https://www.iatsetrainingtrust.org/asa/.Tentative Calendar for the 2019-2020 Election
Sept. 8: Austin General Meeting: Announce open positions. Accept or change the pay rate for all elected positions.
Sept. 13: Email mail blast to all members announcing open positions and calendar
Oct. 10: Office to send Election Committee, by email list of all members in good standing for 2 continuous years, making them eligible to be nominated, as well as the list of members in good standing, eligible to nominate. Hard copies of these lists will also go to the Dallas Meeting.
Oct. 13: Dallas General Meeting and Satellite Meetings in Houston and Austin: NOMINATIONS
- Election Committee verifies good standing of all nominators and 2-year continuous good standing of all nominees, as nominations are made
Nov. 10: Houston General Meeting: Announce nominees and remaining calendar for elections
Nov. 29 (Friday) at 5 pm: Voting Eligibility Deadline.
- Must have 4th quarter stamp or have made payment for same to the 484 office and have no other outstanding obligations to the local.
Dec. 2 Noon: Office sends list of eligible voters to election chairs in Excel format per American Arbitration, with regions noted.
Dec. 5 TBD: Final ballot approval due
Dec. 9 TBD (Monday): Ballots mailed
Dec. 7: Financial Caucus in Austin
Dec 8: Austin General Meeting: Announce replacement ballot protocol
Dec. 17 TBD: duplicate now ballots available by calling 1.800.529.5218
Jan. 9, 5 P.M. TBD: Ballots due back to American Arbitration
Jan. 10, 2020 Friday: (tentative): Ballot count at American Arbitration
Jan. 12, 2020, TBD Annual Meeting: Report of election results, and swearing-in of new officers
February General Meeting: Additional swearing-in of new officers
March General Meeting: Additional swearing-in of new officers
Member Login IATSE Safety Hotline
If there is a safety concern, first notify the job steward.
Next, call the Business Manger 512-423-5573.
If neither is available or unable to ease your concerns, contact
IATSE Safety Hotline.
Toll free: 844-IA AWARE
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