Agreements & Wages

Motion Picture “Blue Book” Agreement

Motion Picture Agreement between the Producers and IBEW Local 40, covering Electrical (electrical maintenance, refurbishment and construction electrical work, including generator operators and wind machines), HVAC (operation, construction & maintenance of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, boilers and on-set portable A/C) Sound Installation, Electronics when employed by motion picture studio or producer. 

Effective: August 1, 2021  – July 31, 2024

Motion Picture Wage Sheet (2023-2024)

Click the button below to view the wage sheet.

NOTE: These are the NEW Full Feature Rates for July 2023  – July 2024

Inside Agreement

Inside Wireman’s Agreement between IBEW Local 40, and LA County NECA covering all electrical work that is contracted out at the motion picture studios and all electrical work off studio lots related to the motion picture industry.

Effective: August 1, 2023 – July 31, 2023

Inside Agreement Wage Bulletin

Click the button below to view the current wage sheet effective January 29, 2024 – July 28, 2024

USH Supplemental Agreement

Supplemental Agreement between Universal Studios Hollywood and IBEW Local 40 covering the operation & maintenance of heating, ventilating, refrigeration, air conditioning, lighting equipment, boilers and electrical maintenance, refurbishment and construction electrical work, including Kitchen Technicians, HVACR Technicians, Sound & Video Technicians in facilities owned and operated by Universal Studios Hollywood.   

Effective: August 1, 2021 – July 31, 2024

USH Stage Managers & Audio Mixers

This Agreement shall apply to the following classifications: Stage Managers, Production Stage Managers, Audio Mixers, and Live Video Editor/Camera Operators. 

Effective: January 15, 2023 – January 14, 2027

Special Effects Technicians – Universal Studios Hollywood

The “Special Effects Technicians Agreement” is between Universal Studios Hollywood and IBEW Local 40 covering the Special Effects Technicians at facilities owned and operated by Universal Studios Hollywood.

Effective: August 1, 2022 – July 31, 2026

9th District Sound & Communications Agreement

9th District Sound & Communications Agreement between IBEW Local 40, and LA County NECA covering all low voltage work utilizing the transference or transmission of  voice, sound, vision, and digital content, for security, fire alarm, utility, and entertainment that is contracted out at the motion picture studios and for motion picture industry production.

Effective: December 1, 2022 to November 30, 2025

9th District Sound & Communications Wage Bulletin

Click the button below to view the wage bulletin

NOTE: This are the NEW Wage Rates effective January 1, 2024.