All workers should be able to expect simple things like fair overtime pay, reliable scheduling, and adequate communication from management. Unfortunately, Encore employees have no such luck.
More and more workers are realizing the necessity of union representation in our industry — especially in times of crisis. With the city planning to reopen soon, the importance of returning to work united, and empowered, is all the more prevalent.
Vincent Dayries, a Encore lighting technician at The Cosmopolitan, is encouraging fellow Encore employees to stand with him, and many others, in becoming members of IATSE Local 720. Here’s what he has to say: