Amusement Area Employees is a labor Union representing the majority of the non-management employees at Universal Studios Hollywood. Chartered in 1965, B-192 is an autonomous Local affiliated with the Special Departments of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Motion Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, its Territories and Canada (IATSE). As a Union member you have certain rights and obligations. You are always welcome to ask questions of your representatives and officers, or to stop by the Union office to pick up a copy of the contract and Constitution and By-Laws. We hope you have a fulfilling experience in your work and become informed and involved in your Union.
Why We Have Unions
Local B-192 Re-Run Election
Friday, October 27th is the deadline for all ballots to be received by AAA for our tri-annual re-run election. If you have not received a ballot and believe that you are a member in good standing, contact the Union office at 818-509-9192 during business hours.
IATSE Hurricane Relief Efforts
If you are able to contribute or would like to assist our union family as they rebuild in the aftermath of hurricane distruction, refer to the IATSE link for information about how you can help: http://www.iatse.net/hurricane-relief
Local B-192 is now providing a unique opportunity to participate in the IATSE Education and Training Department's lynda.com courses. For only $25, you can choose from a variety of options, including those listed on the link provided. The cost pays for two years of access and begins on September 1st, 2017. For more information, contact our Union office and speak with our Assistant Business Agent, Kevin King.
American Income Life
As paid members of IATSE Local B-192, you have a NO COST $2,500 Accidental Death and/or Dismemberment policy through American Income Life, a 100% union company. This is a blanket policy that means you and your loved ones will be covered at NO COST to the Union or to you. Also, American Income Life benefits still provides the same health and medical discounts--such as vision and prescriptions--as last year. If you have any questions or concerns about this coverage, please feel free to call our PR Marketing Representative Vanessa Dean at 310-741-1023.
B-192 General Membership Meetings
Our upcoming general membership meetings for 2017 will be held at 7:30 pm on the following dates:
Monday, December 11th, 2017
The meetings are held at our Union office at 5250 Lankershim Blvd. Suite 600, North Hollywood, CA 91601
To be admitted, you must have your Universal ID and be an active member in good standing*.
*In good standing means all application fees, initiation fees, dues, and any other financial obligations to the Union must be current and paid in full and the Member must not be on suspension from the Union.
Please spread the word to your fellow members. If you have any questions please contact us at Info@B192iatse.org or (818) 509-9192.
Constitution & By-Laws Amended & Available
On December 12th, 2016, Local B-192's members voted and approved several proposed changes to the Constitution & By-Laws. The amendments were endorsed by International President Matthew Loeb, and the updated version is now available on our website. Click on the "Constitution" tab to view the entire document.
Contract Ratified & Available
On January 24th, 2014, Local B-192's members cast votes regarding contract ratification with the following results:
- 240 Yes
- 56 No
- 2 Invalid
- 298 total votes (22% of membership voted)
CLICK HERE to download a copy of the contract. (You'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader.CLICK HERE if you don't already have it). Printed copies available at the Union office during regular business hours. Due to high demand, call ahead and we'll have it ready for you when you arrive. If you would like to have the Contract emailed to you, you will need to call the office and speak with Richard. Do NOT leave voicemail.