Local 817 Union Office

Business Agent

David Salvador
516-365-3470 EXT. 2120

Union Dues

All inquiries regarding dues should be addressed to:

Allison Hammond • Production Office Coordinator


Casting Directors

$500.00 Initiation Fee

$75.00 in monthly dues / $900.00 in yearly dues

Casting Associates

$500.00 Initiation Fee

$20.00 in monthly dues / $240.00 in yearly dues

Monthly payments can be set up through your financial institution.

Checks/money orders are to be made payable to:


Theatrical Teamsters Local 817

817 Old Cuttermill Rd.

Great Neck, NY 11021

Employers are obligated to give preference of employment to members in good standing.

If you have any issues regarding leave please contact the union hall.

Pension & Health

For information regarding your pension and health plan, please contact:

Motion Picture Industry Pension And Health Plan

Email: service@mpiphp.org

Main Office (LA): 855-275-4674

NY Office: 212-634-5252 (9am-5pm)

TV/TH Casting Holidays

New Year's Day

President's Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Columbus Day

Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Friday

Christmas Day

The Casting Society Of America