Teamsters Local 399 Ratifies New Pact - IATSE & Basic Crafts likely within a week
Members of Hollywood’s Teamsters Local 399 have ratified a new film and TV contract. Terms of the new three-year pact, which are retroactive to July 29, are believed to be in line with IATSE’s proposed new agreement. Ratification ballots for the new IATSE contact will be counted October 10.
Negotiations for a Local 399 contract covering casting directors are supposed to begin later this month.
The Basic Crafts unions, which negotiated with Local 399, are in the process of a ratification vote. They include the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 40, Plumbers and Pipe Fitters Local 78, Studio Utility Employees Local 724, and Plasterers and Cement Masons Local 755.