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02/09/2024 | News release | Distributed by Public on 02/09/2024 15:00

Service & Solidarity Spotlight: Minneapolis Children’s Theatre Front of House Staff Union Voluntarily Recognized, Join IATSE

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The 29 front of house, ticketing staff and public-facing workers at Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis are joining Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 13 after management agreed to voluntarily recognize the group's union.

"This organizing campaign would not have gone as smoothly if it was not for the complete solidarity of this unit," said IATSE Representative Amanda Sager. "They were on top of everything from the start. I am personally very proud of them."