IATSE514 – News

Netflix Emergency Fund

Dear member, Netflix last week pledged $500,000 to the Artists’ Foundation (FDA) to support artists struggling with severe financial hardship due to the coronavirus. The FDA is currently working to create an emergency fund to assist the most needy artists...

COVID-19: Scam Alert

Dear member, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned at a news conference today that fraudulent text messages are circulating regarding the benefits the federal government will provide to Canadians. Here is a message from the Department of Finance Canada: With...

Emergency Benefit

Dear member, Ottawa introduces an Emergency Benefit gives $2,000 every month for the next four months for salaried or self-employed workers who are absent from work, have lost contracts or have been laid off because of COVID-19. A portal will be...

Teleworking and Union Dues

Dear member, Following Premier François Legault’s announcement to close non-essential businesses, the IATSE 514 offices will be physically closed. However, our entire team will continue to offer the same services as usual in teleworking. Union Dues The economic impact that...

Word from the president

Hi, The IATSE has been organized and dedicated to this crisis from the beginning. The national offices in Canada and the USA have been working very closely with governments to make sure the people of our industry are covered in...

COVID-19: Useful links and phone numbers

Here are some useful links and phone numbers to help you find yourself with all the information about COVID-19. Please note that the IATSE 514 offices are always open. However, we ask that you do not go there due to...

Form of the Temporary Aid for Workers Program

Dear member, The form to register for the Temporary Aid Workers Program, announced by Quebec Premier François Legault on Tuesday, is now online. Program Summary: Financial Assistance The lump-sum amount granted to an eligible person is $573 per week, for...

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