FOR USE BY PRODUCTION
A list of available Location Members, updated daily.

Form for Location Members to report a grievance.

Form for Location Members to make themselves available on the Availabilty List.
Must be submitted daily.

Member Sourced Location Maps

Form for Location Members to report employment. 

LOCAL 817 TV/TH LOCATIONS

Local 817 Union Office

Business Representatives

Dan Welch • DWelch@local817.com

WAGE SCALES

Television

Assistant Location Manager $28.89

Location Scout $27.51

Location Department Coordinator$22.02

Location Assistant $17.73

Theatrical

Assistant Location Manager $30.34

Location Scout $28.89

Location Department Coordinator $23.12

Location Assistant $18.62


MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY PENSION AND HEALTH PLAN

Contributions are made for each hour worked or guaranteed.

Motion Picture Industry Pension and Health Plan (MPIPHP)

Service@mpiphp.org

www.mpiphp.org

(855) 275-4674 toll free
 

Contributions are made for each hour worked or guaranteed.

Pension and Welfare contributions for locations are currently $15.669 per hour ($16.69 per hour effective 3/31/21) (subject to change) plus an additional 2.5% of their applicable wage scale for the Individual Account Plan (IAP).

Please note that weekly Locations employees are guaranteed a minimum of 5 consecutive, 12-hour days per week.

 

OVERTIME

Weekly: Guaranteed 5, 12-hour work days

Time and one-half (1.5X) for all hours worked after 8 hours in a day or after 60 hours in a work week

Daily:      Guaranteed 8-hour work day

Time and one half after 8 hours up to the 12th hour, Double time (2X) after the 12th hour

 

7TH CONSECUTIVE DAY WORKED OR HOLIDAY PAY

2x for all hours worked

 

CANCELLATION OF CALL

No later than 8pm on the evening before the day of the call

 

REST PERIOD

8 hours between calls

 

USE OF EMPLOYEES CAR (CHOICE IS AT THE EMPLOYER’S OPTION)

$50.00 per day + gas and expenses.

or

$70.00 per day includes fuel costs + expenses.

or

Employer can provide vehicle.

 

HOLIDAYS

New Year’s Day, Presidents’ Day (third Monday in February), Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

 

If holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be considered the holiday. If the holiday falls on Sunday, the following Monday shall be considered the holiday. EXCEPT on distant locations, Saturday holidays will be recognized on Saturday.

 

If a daily employee works the business day before and the business day after a recognized holiday, the employee shall receive eight (8) hours of straight pay for that unworked holiday.

 

NEARBY LOCATION

Nearby location are those locations outside of the studio zone on which employees are NOT lodged overnight, but return to the studio or home at the end of the workday. Studio Rates and Working conditions shall prevail.

 

DISTANT LOCATIONS

Distant Locations are locations on which the employee is required to remain away and be lodged overnight.

 

HAZARDOUS WORK

You may refuse without jeopardizing work opportunities.

If one chooses to work, you have the right to negotiate a fee in advance.

Contact the Union if you have safety concerns.

 

KIT RENTAL

Negotiated directly with Employer on a daily or weekly basis.

Kit rental payment is made throughout the production, THERE IS NO CAP.

Union Dues

All inquiries regarding dues should be addressed to:

Allison Hammond • Production Office Coordinator

Ahammond@local817.com

Assistant Location Manager & Location Scouts

$500.00 Initiation Fee

$75.00 in monthly dues / $900.00 in yearly dues

Location Coordinators & Location Assistants

$200.00 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 Locations Holidays

New Year's Day

President's Day

Good Friday

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Day

Day After Thanksgiving

Christmas Day

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817 Old Cuttermill Rd.

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