Is a contract labor organization providing trained technicians and experienced craftsmen for the following - TRADE SHOWS, EXHIBIT INSTALLATION and DISMANTLING, CONVENTIONS, FREIGHT, THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS, CORPORATE EVENTS,MEETINGS, CONFERENCES, INDUSTRIAL PRESENTATIONS, and CONCERTS.
The Center employs Facility Workers to be theTechnical Services personnel to handle all entertainment, and theatrical stage related work and audio-visual operations. As a result of a collective bargaining agreement signed by the BCCC andIATSE Local #500, the following work rules apply:
Technical Services personnel performs the “Move-In”, “Performance”, and“Move-Out” of entertainment and theatrical events, conventions, general sessions, meetings, sports events and exhibitions including loading and unloading, sound, spotlight, laser and pyro operations, wardrobe, stage carpentry and electrical work, light board operations, rigging, auto-fly and hydraulic/mechanical effects operations, computer operations, video and camera(including HDTV), and audio-visual operations.
Technical Services personnel staffing levels will be set at the discretion of the Center based on the specific needs of each production. Outside production supervision is permitted, but may not displace working Technical Services personnel (union stagehands) on any production.
A. Minimum Calls A four (4) hour minimum will apply to all calls. This includes“Move-In”, “Performance” and “Move-Out” calls.
B. Call-Backs Any Technical Services personnel who is called back with less than six (6) hours rest after working at leastfourteen (14) consecutive hours shall be paid 1 ½ times the applicable hourly rate until a break of at least six (6) hours is given.
C. Wages A working Department Head will be assigned to each department used. On large calls, a nonworking steward may be required. Contact the TechnicalServices Coordinator for any job titles not listed above.Wages listed in Section VI – Equipment Inventory& Rates.
D. Overtime Technical Services personnel shall receive 1 ½ times the applicable hourly rate under the following circumstances:1. Work performed in excess of eight (8) hours in one day and/or forty (40)hours in the work week, but not for both. 2. All work performed between midnight and 7 a.m. 3. All work performed on Sunday.
E. Holidays Technical Services personnel shall receive 1 ½ times the applicable hourly rate during the following holidays: NewYear’s Eve (after 5 p.m.) Labor Day New Year’s Day Veteran’s Day Martin LutherKing Day Thanksgiving Day Memorial Day Christmas Eve, Independence Day, Christmas Day.
F. Call Procedures All calls are to be made through the Operations Department. In many cases, the Event Manager will put the event’s Production Manager, or Audiovisual Coordinator directly in touch withTechnical Services Coordinator. A minimum notice of forty-eight (48) hours notice for all calls is required. All repeat or extended calls should be ordered by 2:00 p.m. of the previous day