IATSE 262 strikes again! Colossus Laval is now on board!

9 January 2014

 On November 23, 2013, Local 262 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employes , theater and cinema ( IATSE \ IATSE ) filed a certification demand to represent workers of cinema Famous Players Colossus Laval (owned by Cineplex Entertainment).

On January 7 2013, the Labour Relations Commission granted certification for 110 staff members of the Colossus. Those workers join 500 more staff members of Cineplex who are represented by the union. IATSE 262 now represent the majority of the front of the house staff of Cineplex in the province of Quebec.

IATSE local 262 has signed new  contracts with Cineplex Entertainment and employees of the Colossus also want to benefit from better working conditions as their unionized colleagues.

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, theater and cinema (IATSE \ IATSE) now represents more than 600 employees at Cineplex Entertainment in Montreal and Quebec and more than 700 employees in live theaters and cinemas in Quebec.

SOURCE – International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees , theater and cinema ( IATSE / IATSE )

information :
Sylvain Bisaillon,  President, IATSE Local 262,
Cell: (514) 814-0750
s.bisaillon@iatselocal262.com

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IATSE 262 got certified for the Cineplex Ste-Foy in Quebec city

4 December 2013

November 3, 2013, the Local 262 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employes , theater and cinema ( IATSE \ IATSE ) filed a certification demand to represent workers of cinema  Cineplex Entertainment Ste -Foy  .

On 3 December 2013, the Labour Relations Commission granted accreditation for 80 staff members of the Ste- Foy. Those Workers join those of Beauport cinema and Le Clap in the region of Quebec.

IATSE local 262 has signed new  contracts with Cineplex Entertainment and employees of the Ste -Foy also want to benefit from better working conditions as their unionized colleagues .

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees , theater and cinema ( IATSE \ IATSE ) now represents more than 500 employees at Cineplex Entertainment in Montreal and Quebec and more than 600 employees in live theaters and cinemas in Quebec.

SOURCE – International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees , theater and cinema ( IATSE / IATSE )

information :
Sylvain Bisaillon,  President, IATSE Local 262,
Cell: (514) 814-0750
s.bisaillon@iatselocal262.com


New Contracts available on our website

3 December 2013

You’ll find our new contracts with the following theaters in the section  “Contracts

Cinema Quartier Latin
Cinema Place LaSalle
Cinema Forum
Cinema Beauport
Cinema St-Bruno 
Centre Pierre-Péladeau

The new contracts for other Cineplex cinemas will be available soon.

 


New IMAX contract available online!

4 January 2013

The new contract signed for our projectionist at IMAX is now available online in the contracts section.

We will also put online the Centre Pierre-Péladeau first contract signed last December as soon as we receive the original copy.


TENTATIVE AGREEMENT REACHED AT IMAX – VIEUX PORT DE MONTRÉAL

6 November 2012

After 5 months of negotiations, IATSE local 262 and the Society of the old port of Montreal reached a tentative agreement regarding the renewal of the collective agreement, an agreement that ended March 31st 2012. The deal include 8 months wages payback and it would be a 3 years term agreement. Gains were made on salary, sick days and pension fund. More details to come when in 2 weeks from now we will presented the new deal to our membership.


The Galaxy Sherbrooke front-of-house staff unionize!

26 June 2012

The 35 employees of the Galaxy theater in Sherbrooke, working in guest services, box office, and concessions, have chosen to be represented by IATSE Local 262.

The Labour Relations Commission rendered a judgment on June 8th that accredited Local 262 in this theater, which is part of the Cineplex Entertainment chain. We will hold a meeting shortly to establish a list of demands for a first collective agreement for these employees. Local 262 already represents 350 Cineplex Entertainment employees in other theater locations in Quebec.

IATSE Local 262 represents over 550 members in Montreal, Quebec, and now Sherbrooke in cinemas, theaters, and other entertainment locations, and has been doing so since 1912.


AMC Forum 22 Bought Out By Cineplex

26 June 2012

Cineplex announced, on June 21st 2012, that it has signed an agreement to purchase four AMC Entertainment theater locations, including their Montreal cinema, and will update these locations to include digital projection.

The employees of this theater will join the other unionized Cineplex theaters in contract negotiations scheduled to take place at the end of the year. IATSE Local 262 represents 9 Cineplex Entertainment theaters in Quebec, recently including the Cineplex Odeon St-Bruno, Galaxy Sherbrooke and Forum 22.

The AMC Forum 22 is the largest theater complex in Quebec by number of screens.