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5-19-2020 For immediate release: IATSE Endorses Joe Biden for President of the United States

INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE OF THEATRICAL STAGE EMPLOYEES

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For immediate release: May 19, 2020

IATSE Endorses Joe Biden for President of the United States

IATSE’s General Executive Board voted unanimously Monday to extend its endorsement to Former Vice President Joe Biden for President of the United States.

4-22-2020 IATSE Priorities for Subsequent COVID-19 Relief Legislation

To help support the Entertainment Industry’s professional workers, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) are urging congress to prioritize certain items in subsequent COVID-19 relief packages. One of the first priorities on the IATSE’s list is to require the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to issue an Emergency Temporary Standard to protect those performing essential work in news and media- such as converting facilities into field hospitals – from occupation exposure to infectious diseases, including COVID-19.

4-2-20 CARES ACT update

H.R. 748, the $2.2 T “CARES Act” was signed March 27, 2020. The document is 880 pages and moved through the House and Senate with bipartisan effort. Below are summaries of the relief provisions for individuals and small businesses of the Senate’s $2.2T trillion coronavirus aid. Some of the conditions in the CARES Act and the Family’s First Act are now being challenged. I will update as new relevant information becomes available.

I. INDIVIDUALS

1. Individual Rebates

a. How much will be provided to individuals?

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