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Welcome to IATSE Local 500's Official Web Site.
Our union represents the best in entertainment services. Providing professional stagecraft services from Vero Beach to Key West, we remain committed to upholding the best standards in the industry.

Thank you for visiting us and see you backstage!

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Services for Mark Stasko

 Viewing will be Tuesday, September 2 from 6 to 8pm

Scarano Funeral Home

17250 West Dixie Highway
North Miami Beach, FL 33160
Phone: 305-945-7737

Service will be Wednesday, Sept 3 at 10am

St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church
415 NE 105th Street
Miami Shores, FL  33138


As of Sept. 1, 2014 please note that if any worker who does not have a current Local 500 ID badge will not be called for work.


 Local 500 potluck picnic will be held on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Hollywood North Beach Park. Please contact
Gary Darling at 561-577-8642  Also join us at 4:00pm for the
ALS -Ice Challenge.  Plus if you need a list of items to bring
Click [

Local 500 will be scheduling basic classes go to Education link or
Click [HERE]

Third quarter stamps are due on July 1st and late on July 15th ~ $71.00  per Quarter
4.00 for the year)

**2014 Ticket Seller stamps are 28.00 per quarter
or ($112.00 for the year)***

2014 - 2015 ID Badge Renewal Procedure
[ HERE ]
Reminder: Local 500 ID Badges are mandatory.
You can renew your Local 500 ID Badge using one of the following methods:

Download, print and complete all forms and mail them along with a self addressed stamped envelope,
contact Local 500's office at (954) 202-2624 to schedule an appointment.

In order to save yourself some time, you may download the necessary forms in advance and bring the completed forms with you on your appointment date.


Please read the New Hiring & Referral Rules & Regulations  Release on 1/2/14
to view Click [


Position: Open for- Head Audio/Visual Technician/Engineer  at
South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center

click [ HERE ] for more info.



Any rigger who is interested in working for PSAV, please contact the Local 500 office. To work with PSAV, you must complete a background check and drug screening. The PSAV hiring list is still open.


Job Openings for Miami Beach Convention Center Info Click [HERE]


Student Reimbursement Form Click [ Here ]

As of September 1, 2011 the Miami Beach Convention Center will be requiring all Local 500 workers to wear their current Local 500 I.D. badge.

AFL-CIO America's Union Movement
Information Click [HERE]

IATSE LOCAL 500 hiring hall books are closed. 

An Important Message From the I.A.T.S.E. International President, Matthew D. Loeb
May 2011 Click Here to Read the letter 
July 2011 Click Here to Read the letter