The next regular membership
meeting of Local 764
SUNDAY MARCH 23 at 6:30 p.m.
at the union office: 545 W. 45th
St. 2nd floor
Update on Metropolitan Opera
Prior to the meeting (at 5 p.m.)
there will be an open forum to
address film & television workers'
All members are welcome to attend.
There will be Door Prize Drawings
1 Quarter of Dues and 1 pair of
be a member in good standing (all dues and
assessments must be paid) to attend the meeting.
Occupational Safety and Health Class Offered
Introduction to Health and Safety
Friday, March 28th
from 12 to 4 p.m.
Taught by Max Neuberger from NYCOSH (New York
Commission for Occupational Safety and Health)
Some of the topics covered in this class
- Recognition, evaluation and control of
hazards in the workplace
- Chemicals: proper handling, how they enter
- Workplace hazards and workers’ rights
- Ergonomics: maintaining health,
controlling risk factors and avoiding workplace injuries
Call (212)957-3500 ext 0 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve
your space in the class.
More Collective Bargaining Classes
demand, Local 764 is offering more Collective Bargaining classes on
Sunday March 30th
Thursday April 10th
James Kinney from the FMCS will again teach the classes. Any interested
members may sign up. Those who have taken the classes (or other classes in
collective bargaining) will have priority on committee assignments, but you
may take the class whether you wish to be on a committee or not. There are
several important contracts up for negotiation in the coming year: The
Metropolitan Opera, The Broadway League, and both the NBC and ABC network
agreements. If you wish to serve on any of these (or any) bargaining
committee, you must submit a letter expressing your desire to serve on a
particular committee to President Pat White, who will make the committee
Hat Class Offered at FIT
Member Janet Linville, who works at the Metropolitan Opera as
a milliner, will be teaching a class this spring through FIT’s Professional
Development Department called “Hats and Headpieces for Styling, Image and
Costume Design”. For those interested in taking the class, it is course
number SXW460 in the FIT course catalog. Tuition cost for this class is
$220. The class runs for 5 Mondays beginning April 21st,from
6 to 9 p.m. Students will learn cleaning, stiffening, repair and
restoration of hats, which should appeal to wardrobe professionals.
Students will also learn how to take easily found hats---a fedora, for
example---and turn them into period or fantasy hats. This should appeal to
a designer on a budget.
Anyone interested can register through FIT. For more
information, you can email Janet at
The Costume Repairs Class Returns, And
Adds Dressing Skills
March 24 & 31, 11am-4pm
(Taught by Mary Beth Regan)
Skill level: beginner - intermediate
This is a unique class that teaches costume repairs and
dressing skills. Each student will have their own costume to repair. Class
size is limited to six students. This
is a two day class and you must commit to both days. Please contact the
Union office by calling 212-957-3500 or email
reserve a spot.
The next membership meeting takes place on Sunday, March 23rd at