Local 600 Broadcast Rep Raquel Ruiz Likes to Think Outside the Box

By | March 16, 2022

The  Local 600 baseball caps have already made their way to the members at TV news stations in the Pacific Northwest. Raquel Ruiz, the Local 600 business rep who sent those hats, expects to make her way up north soon too. “They’re getting ready to bargain – electing their bargaining team and distributing the hats […]

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Helping Their Fellow Members Succeed

By | August 25, 2021

Local 600’s two newest Western Region Business Reps know the craft as well as the contracts. Both Ryan Sullivan and Darby Newman enjoyed lengthy and successful careers behind the camera before changing direction and embracing the opportunity to serve the Local 600 membership. They share other similarities. Both are West Coast transplants and married fathers […]

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Spotlight: Vinnie Galindez

By | December 30, 2019

The career of Vinnie Galindez perfectly captures the strength of union brotherhood and sisterhood. Galindez first joined Local 600 in March of 1981 and worked as a trainee, learning the ropes of being a loader, focus puller and finally, in 1998, a camera operator on the movie “Bringing Out the Dead.” “On my two films […]

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Meet Eastern Region Business Rep Anna Nowlan

By | December 30, 2019

Anna Nowlan received a primer on the importance of workers standing together in solidarity early on in life. Born in El Salvador to a family living in poverty, she witnessed her parents’ struggle to provide for their children and their subsequent participation in the labor movement, becoming community activists in the 1980s to fight for […]

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