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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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New Job Posting Click [HERE]


New Info on
Broward Center Parking
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Adrienne Arsht Center Parking
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Please note that if any worker who does not have a current Local 500 ID badge will not be called for work.


Please Help If you Can



2018-19 ID Badge Renewal Procedure
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.


Online Payments are
Now Available
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All workers who work venues for the first time MUST bring their ORIGINAL Driver License and Social Security Card or Passport for the Employer to copy.

President Brian Harris has appointed Brother Michael Matthews as the Head of the newly formed Safety Committee.

Per the Hiring and Referral Rules and Regulations, “Referents obtaining employment in our trade, within the Union’s jurisdiction, without being referred by the Union or without notifying the Business Representative is a major offense.”


IATSE LOCAL 500 hiring hall books are now OPEN please send your resume and a Photo ID to: office@iatselocal500.org

Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts is seeking an experienced,Part-Time Customer Service Representative to support the Ticketing Services Manager. Click [HERE] for further information.


* Effective December 31, 2016, Avitus Group (Theatrical Payroll Service of Florida) will no longer be printing checks and will require that all employees sign up with either Direct Deposit or a Pay Card.

ALL WORKERS MUST fill out the Avitus Group Form and choose either direct deposit or pay card. You MUST provide a voided check for direct deposit. It is provided in the download  for the ID Renewal  2016-2018


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.


 Student Reimbursement Form Click [ Here ]