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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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It is with our deepest regret that we inform you of the passing of Brother Richard Vanegas. Our sympathy goes out to his Family.

FGO Wardrobe Job Position Open
Click [ HERE ]

Please note that if any worker who does not have a current Local 500 ID badge will not be called for work.


* 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  2016-2017


If you are currently enrolled in Direct Deposit with Live Nation or want to enroll
Click [HERE] for Information
Click [HERE] for Registration instructions

Please read the New Hiring & Referral Rules & Regulations  Release on 6/15/16
to view Click
[ HERE ]


2016-17 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.


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 ]

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