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2022 IATSE Low Budget Theatrical Agreement Updates

At GreenSlate, your production’s success is our mission, so we've outlined the 2022 IATSE Low Budget Theatrical Agreement updates to assist in budgeting, hiring crew and determining benefits contributions.

Minimum Wage Increase

Wages increase by 3% year-to-year (effective January 1st, 2020) and vary by tier and position (please reference agreement).

Please note: The wage scales and working condition provisions of this Agreement shall be minimums and employees shall not be precluded from obtaining “better conditions” as that term is understood in the motion picture industry. Any employee enjoying such better conditions shall not have their wages or working conditions reduced as a consequence of this Agreement.

Fringe Rates

MPIPHP

  • Premium rates were at $8.7775, effective 8/2/2020.
  • Premium rates increased to $9.9775, effective 8/1/2021.
BENEFITS FOR PERSONS HIRED WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF THE IATSE (DAILY NON-MPIPHP RATES):
For individuals employed on Ultra Low and Tier One productions
  • Effective January 1, 2021: $116.00 per day
  • Effective January 1, 2022: $121.00 per day
For individuals employed on Tier Two and Tier Three productions
  • Effective January 1, 2021: $118.00 per day
  • Effective January 1, 2022: $123.00 per day

BENEFITS FOR PERSONS HIRED IN PRODUCTION CITIES:
For Ultra Low Budget productions

  • Effective January 1, 2021: $123.00 per day
  • Effective January 1, 2022: $128.00 per day
For all other Tier One productions
  • Effective January 1, 2021: $130.00 per day
  • Effective January 1, 2022: $135.00 per day
For individuals employed on Tier Two productions:
  • Effective January 1, 2021: $147.00 per day
  • Effective January 1, 2022: $152.00 per day

For individuals employed on Tier Three productions:

  • Effective January 1, 2021: $151.00 per day
  • Effective January 1, 2022: $156.00 per day

Please note: For those jurisdictions not otherwise referenced that have their own benefit plans, the IATSE shall notify the Employer of the allocation of such plans.

For the full list of the 2020 and 2021 IATSE Low Budget Theatrical Agreement changes, check out our “2020-2022 IATSE Low Budget Theatrical Agreement Changes” blog here.

If you have any questions, please contact our Labor Relations team at LaborRelations@gslate.com.


Last updated 12.16.21. This information in this communication is general in nature, and is not intended, nor should it be construed, as legal, accounting, tax or other professional advice rendered by GreenSlate, LLC. The reader should contact his or her attorney, CPA, or tax professional prior to taking any action based upon this information.

GreenSlate
16 December 2021

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