HOW TO APPLY
If you wish to be considered for work with the Local you must fill in an application form. Send it with a resume and copies of your safety tickets electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or you may drop it off at our office located at 511 Adelaide Street West, Toronto. Your submission will be reviewed and we will contact you with further details as suitable work is available.
LOCAL 58 EXPECTATIONS OF PERMIT WORKERS
Be on time
As a permit worker you are expected to give yourself plenty of time to get to the venue. Arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the call and introduce yourself to the contact name the Business Agent has given you.
Please wear clothing that is appropriate for the work you are called to perform. Jeans and t-shirt are fine for work calls. Please don’t wear clothing displaying language or images that some may find offensive. For performance calls, black clothes may be required. Be sure to ask when you accept a call if there are any special dress requirements.
Always conduct yourself in a professional manner and direct your energies to the task at hand.
JOB SITE PROTOCOL
Be sure to ask who the Head of Department or Steward is on the call you have been dispatched to. Always sign in and out with the Head or Steward.
Any questions or concerns arising on the job site should be taken up with the Head of Department or Steward.
Any injuries sustained on the job site should be immediately reported to the Head of Department and Steward. It is imperative that an injury report is filed in a timely fashion. If you are unsure who to report to, ask your co-workers.
RECEIVING YOUR PAYCHEQUE
All paycheques are picked up at the IATSE Local 58 office. Cheques generally come out the week following the work. Some venues are on a bi-weekly pay schedule. You can phone the office to see if the pay is in from a particular venue. From the phone menu, extension 1 also lists what cheques are in the office. If there is a problem with your cheque, contact the Office Manager, Roula Doikas.
When picking up a cheque you will pay an administration fee of 8% on the gross, or 4% if you are a member of a Sister Local – please bring your membership card as proof. This fee is only payable by debit or cash. Debit is preferred.