Iatse Basic Agreement Rates

Please visit the BCCFU website for access to all rates and borders for the three individual unions and the documentation required to comply with the agreement. The website guides manufacturers towards the corresponding tariff and fringe sheets based on the specific type of production, as follows: The main provisions of the 2018-2021 basic agreement include wage and performance gains, as well as substantial improvements in rotation and the possibility of round trip or accommodation after long working days provided by the employer. In addition, the contract contains significant improvements in working conditions for a large number of streaming productions. The 43,000 members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts` 13 West Coast Studio Local Unions have ratified a new producer-IATSE base agreement with AMPTP. Twelve of the 13 local associations voted in favour of ratification of the treaty. A printed copy of the BCCFU Master Contract 2018-2021 was sent to all eligible members. A PDF version is below. The budget is defined in accordance with Articles 2.03 and S1.02 of the agreement, expressed in Canadian dollars and is defined as “the total budget of a project and includes compensation for tax credits and production incentives, but does not involve any contingencies of up to 10% of the budget, financing costs and obligations.” IATSE Local 891 is one of three unions that form the British Columbia Council of Film Unions (BCCFU). The BCCFU Masteragrement is negotiated with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) and the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) and provides conditions for productions at all budget levels. The three-year contract – with wages, health care and pension benefits retroactive to July 31, 2018 – entails broad benefits in several key areas for workers without return.

“This contract is a decisive step forward in the pursuit of the financial health of our pensions and maintains our strong health benefits without increasing costs to members,” said Matthew D. Loeb, President of IATSE International. “I would like to thank the members of the negotiating committee who have worked hundreds of hours hard over the past year to achieve this. Their commitment to the well-being of our members improves the working conditions of all those who work in our sector. ยป