Honoring History, Lighting the Future: IBEW Local 40 Marks Milestone  

Honoring History, Lighting the Future: IBEW Local 40 Marks Milestone  

By Robert Fulton  Members of IBEW Local 40 and their guests celebrated the union’s centennial with a made-for-Hollywood party on May 4.  The event actually celebrated the Local’s 101st anniversary — more on that later — and took place on the Midwest Street backlot at Warner Bros. Studios.  The party featured plenty of food and…

Business Manager’s Message – December 2023

Business Manager’s Message – December 2023

Brothers & Sisters, This year, one of the hottest conversations in our industry revolved around the use of artificial intelligence. Whenever there are technological changes, the biggest concern is how this will impact jobs. Our industry has seen lots of new technologies, and many of them were developed specifically for making movies. One area of…

Business Manager’s Message – May 2023

Business Manager’s Message – May 2023

Local 40 Supporting the WGA in Their Fight for a Fair Contract Dear Brothers and Sisters, Earlier this month, I had the privilege of attending the WGA’s meeting at the Shrine Auditorium regarding its ongoing strike. The WGA invited representatives from each of the Hollywood Unions & Guilds, including Local 40 and the Basic Crafts….