Women’s Solidarity Committee

The Women’s Solidarity Committee was created to work on issues facing women and support their presence in the industry and in AQTIS 514 IATSE.

List of main issues:

•    The unique position of women in our industry
•    Gender equity
•    Work-life balance
•    Promoting women in the industry
•    Member awareness and training
•    Combatting harassment and discrimination

Roles and responsibilities:

•    Identify problematic or discriminatory situations    
•    Promote inclusion and aim for representation that reflects our society
•    Create (or support the creation of) an information campaign
•    Recommend to the Executive concrete actions that address these challenges

Sample actions:

•    How-to-negotiate sessions for female technicians, provided by the FCTMN