IATSE Local 63 recently signed its first collective agreement with Winnipeg-based Audio Works. The agreement covers all of its employees and contract technicians, except those excluded by operation of Labour Relations Act of Manitoba.
Audio Works, which opened in 1992, is Manitoba’s premiere full-service sound, lighting, stage and multimedia production company and provides equipment and services across Canada.
The new agreement includes minimum four-hour calls, coffee breaks, a newly created truck driving position and a newly created crew chief position. It was ratified unanimously by the employees of Audio Works.
The IATSE represents members in the stagecraft, motion picture and television production and trade show industries throughout the United States and Canada.