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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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Kevin John Oates 
Passed away peacefully Monday at his home in Boynton Beach, Florida.
Kevin was an IATSE member extraordinaire. Kevin was a retired member of IATSE local 623, 52, 477 and Local 500. Kevin was a former Business agent of Local 623 and Executive Board member of local 500 & 477.
Monday (Jan 15) Viewing
2-4 & 6-8 PM
Funeral Home
corner of US Hwy. #1 & NE 15th Avenue, Boynton Beach, FL 33435
(561) 732-8151

Mass is
Tuesday morning (Jan 16)
10 AM at St Thomas More Catholic Church
10935 South Military Trail, Boynton Beach, FL 33436

Kevin's Burial with Military Honors will be held at
2:00 pm on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the South Florida National Cemetery, 6501 South State Road #7, Lake Worth, FL, 33467 (Lane #3)


Job Positions Open

BCPA AuRene Theater 
Assistant Sound -
Position is Open
Click [ HERE ] If your interested.


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


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

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.


2017-18 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.


* 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 ]


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 OPEN. 

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