Established in 1933, SAG has a rich history in the American labor movement, from standing up to studios to break long-term engagement contracts in the 1940s to fighting for artists’ rights amid the digital revolution sweeping the entertainment industry in the 21st century. The Guild exists to enhance actors’ working conditions, compensation and benefits and to be a powerful, unified voice on behalf of artists’ rights.
The Writers Guild of America, West is a labor union representing film, television, radio, and new media writers. It was formed in 1954 from five organizations representing writers, including the Screen Writers Guild. It has around 20,000 members
The International Cinematographers Guild represents the most talented camera professionals and publicists in the world. The technicians and artisans in our union are the creators of the visual images on the big screen, the television screen and our computer screen.
IATSE Local 6 has been serving the St. Louis region since 1890 and though some of the skills required of our technicians have changed since then, we take pride in, and a pro-active approach to, serving our clients by providing well-trained professionals with a positive work ethic.
Local Union 143 is a membership run organization dedicated to providing the highest quality, best trained, most productive workers in the audio visual industry. By ensuring these high standards, we have successful meetings, shows and events.
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, with 1.4 million members, is one of the largest labor unions in the world. It is also the most diverse union in the U.S. Today, it would be hard to identify a Teamster on the streets because they are everywhere. The union represents everyone from A to Z - from airline pilots to zookeepers. One out of every ten union members is a teamster.
The AFL-CIO envisions a future in which work and all people who work are valued, respected and rewarded. While the AFL-CIO represents millions of working people who belong to unions and have the benefits of union membership, the labor federation embraces all people who share the common bond of work.