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Boom Operation Training with Patrick Crowley

It’s not too late to register for the class tomorrow! Just email *protected email* to register for the class. Space is limited.

If you miss this class, it’s not the end of the world. Patrick will be teaching these classes every quarter, so there will be more opportunities.

The class teaches safe operation of boom lifts, scissor lifts and aerial work platforms. In addition to the class for certification, Patrick holds a practice session in the afternoon for hands on practice. The classes are held at Briggs Equipment rental.

IATSE Local 205 Membership Drive and Unionism Education

205 Membership Drive Flyer

2019 Membership Drive

The membership drive starts April 1, 2019 and ends June 30, 2019. Anyone submitting an application for membership during this time period will have their application and initiation fees reduced by 50%. Normally, our initiation fee is $200 and our application fee is $100, total cost $300. But during our membership drive, these fees will be reduced to $100 and $50 respectively, $150 total cost.

To become a member of IATSE Local 205 you must be a resident of Austin or the greater Austin area for at least 18 consecutive months before you apply. The application procedure is as follows:

STEP ONE

Attend one of our unionism classes. Classes are held at the IBEW #520 union hall, 3rd Floor, 4818 E. Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX. 78741. Membership drive classes will be held on the following dates:

Sunday April 7th, 2pm-4:30pm
Friday, May 3rd, 2pm-4:30pm
Sunday, June 2nd, 2pm-4:30pm

For hiring hall subscribers, these classes are on Call Steward and can be wish listed. FaceBook events have been created on our FaceBook page, which you can RSVP your desire to attend. Alternatively, you can sign up to attend a class by emailing gro.1566741341502es1566741341tai@n1566741341oitac1566741341ude1566741341Walk-ins are also welcome.

STEP TWO

After attending our unionism class, you must request an applicant interview with Local 205’s Executive Board by emailing gro.5156674134102est1566741341ai@of1566741341ni1566741341. Interviews for our membership drive will be conducted at the following dates and times:

Monday, April 29, 6pm
Monday, May 20, 10m
Monday, June 24, 6pm

When making your interview request, please make clear the date you wish to be interviewed.

Interviews will be conducted at our union office: 4818 E. Ben White Blvd., Suite 204, Austin, TX. 78741. Applicants granted an interview should bring with them a $100 check/cashier’s check or money order made payable to Local 205, and a $50 cashier’s check/money order made payable to IATSE. Note, IATSE does not accept personal checks.

Interviews will only be granted to those who have completed steps one and two above. Interviews are by invitation only, we cannot accept walk-ins.

Unionism Class Oct 28th

Growth = Strength
Growth = Strength
Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 2 PM – 4:30 PM IBEW Local 520 Meeting Hall (3rd Floor) 4818 E Ben White Blvd, Ste 300, Austin, Texas 78741 Interested in becoming a member of IATSE Local 205 – Austin Texas? Or would you like to learn more about IATSE and the Labor Movement? Attending is your first step! This 2-hour discussion will introduce the importance of unions, the benefits of membership, and the history of the IATSE. You can RSVP on the Facebook Event or contact the Vice President about about attending.
2017 Stagehands Cookout Flyer

2017 Austin Stagehand Cookout! (Tuesday!)

Local 205 Young Workers Committee is hosting our 3rd Annual Stagehand Cookout next week! All Austin area stagehands welcome, regardless of union affiliation.  Also note, as with almost all young worker hosted events, you do not have to be a “young worker” to attend.

Tuesday, Sept 26th, 2017 (4pm – 8pm)
Due to rain and a forecast for thunderstorms, tonight’s Austin Stagehand Cookout hosted is MOVING LOCATION from Martin Park to IBEW #520 Union Hall, 4818 E. Ben White Blvd., Austin, TX. 78741.

You can also RSVP on facebook at the event page:
Stagehand Cookout 2017

Festivities include:
– Food
– Stagehand Games
– Team Building
– BYOB

Bring yourselves, your fellow Austin area stagehands, members and non-members alike, and your families!

It sounds like there will be T-Shirts again this year.  Some will be available as prizes in the games, but if you want one be sure to bring a little cash to purchase.

For information about coordinating items to bring and or volunteering to help setup and tear down, please see the facebook event for the most current information.

 

 

Tri-Union Holiday Hootenanny! Tomorrow Dec. 4th!

Holiday Hootenanny

Tomorrow is our Holiday Hootenanny that’s been in the works for some time with the 484 and IBEW folks! Today (Saturday) there’ll be sugar cookie baking madness at Jessika Dunbar’s – if you have some time between 10am-5pm please contact her or myself and please join us for baking good times! – the cookies are for the cookie decorating station at the event, if you’re curious.

Sunday – Nate from IBEW and Andrew Ferrucci will be grilling early, they would love your assistance! We’ll be decorating and setting up before the event, and cleaning up after. If you can assist with any of those please email me back, thank you so much!

In solidarity,
Mikela Cowan
YWC chair
For the Facebook inclined, there is some more details on the 484’s facebook event.
Texas AFL-CIO

AFL-CIO Labor Day Fish Fry

Dear Brothers and Sisters,
The annual TX AFL-CIO Labor Day Fish Fry celebration will occur on:

Friday, September 2, 2016 starting at 5PM  at NALC 181 Union Hall (National Assoc. of Letter Carriers),  601 Williams Street, Austin, TX. 78752.

Freshly fried fish, side dishes and beverages (beer and soft drinks) are available to you upon the purchase of a $10 ticket. All proceeds go towards raising funds for the Central Labor Council who help push labor friendly legislation at the local level and support labor friendly legislation at the state level.

I have tickets available so that you may purchase your ticket now. Either contact me in person, or purchase your ticket from me at the August regular meeting.

This is a fun way to welcome in the Labor Day weekend. I hope you will attend.

In Solidarity,
President Magee.

2nd Stagehand Appreciation Cookout

2nd Annual Stagehand Appreciation Cookout!

We, IATSE Local 205, are hosting our 2nd Annual Stagehand Appreciation Cookout in two weeks! All Austin area stagehands welcome, regardless of union affiliation.  Please RSVP for you and your party to gro.5156674134102est1566741341ai@tu1566741341okooc1566741341-dnah1566741341egats1566741341.

Date: Sunday, July 24th, 2016
Location: Martin Park, 10 Chicon St., Austin, TX 78702


The schedule is as follows:
12pm-1pm – Set up starts
3pm – Food Served
4pm – Stagehand Olympics!
8pm – End of Cookout / Clean-up

Bring yourselves, your fellow Austin area stagehands, members and non-members alike, and your families!

We will be cooking burgers and other foods on the grill.  Feel free to bring a side or something to throw on the grill.

We are looking for people to help with set-up, cooking and tear-down.

We are also look for people to bring along common cookout goods and activities, such as:

  • Grilling Tools
  • Cutting Boards/Food Prep Items
  • Tables / Chairs
  • EZ-Ups
  • Coolers
  • Grills
  • Games (2×4 Jenga, Frisbees, Kites, etc.)
  • Items for Stagehand Olympics

Please contact Paul Arebalo, Chair of the Organizing Committee, at moc.o1566741341ohay@1566741341olabe1566741341ralua1566741341p1566741341 or leave a comment on the facebook event if you are able to help out in any way.