IATSE Local 33
Do you have technical skills that may be useful to stage and television production? Would you like your shop or production to go union? To organize your workplace, call our Business Representatives for either Theater or Television. To join as an individual, fill out an application at our next hiring date. Although some of our members have advanced degrees in theater, many bring their skills from varied related fields, including engineering, software, construction, electrical work, welding or design. Are you a skilled entertainment technician who’s been working non-union in Southern California? Collective bargaining is the way to ensure safe working conditions, reasonable hours, decent pay, access to health-care and retirement benefits Did you know that American union workers earn roughly 30% more than their non-union counterparts? IATSE Local 33 helps employers create a more stable, productive workforce - one where workers have a say in job conditions. Together, these benefits add up to a better quality of life for you and your family. Federal law protects the right of employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations. In addition, it is an unfair labor practice to coerce employees in the exercise of these rights. Employers may not fire, threaten to fire, or in any way take action against an employee for supporting a union. Advantages of Membership in IATSE Local 33: Fair Wages and Decent Working Conditions Overtime pay for more than 8 hours each.