Labor Crew Services for Las Vegas, Nevada Area.
With years of labor experience, contracts with IATSE Local 720 as well as several other labor trade unions, In-House Production has assembled a working stagehand roster of incredible talent. This ensures that, whatever your show labor needs may be, we have the qualified, professional personnel for the job. From Truck Loaders to Video Engineers - and everything in between. The staff at In-House Production works to make sure your project is under budget, and on time.
LAS VEGAS, NV
WORK DAY: Employee's workday starts at call time on the first day.
WORK WEEK: Employees work week starts the first day the employee reports to work. A work week consists of five (5) days worked in a seven (7) day period from the day the employee starts the job.
MINIMUM WORK CALL: Depending on the employee’s classification, there is a four (4) hour guarantee for Specialty B or eight (8) hour guarantee for Specialty A. Talk to your Account Manager as to which Minimum Guarantees may be required.
BREAKS: All employees shall be granted a paid ten (10) minute paid break in the middle of each meal break. Breaks need not be granted during a performance, presentation, or meeting.
OVERTIME: Work performed in excess of eight (8) hours in a day, or forty (40) hours in a work week, shall be paid one and one-half (1-1/2x) the straight-time hourly rate.
Work performed in excess of the following hours during any work period, shall be paid for in accordance with the overtime rules set below:
- Eight (8) hours: one and one-half (1-1/2x) times;
- Twelve (12) Hours: two (2x) times;
- Twenty-Four (24) hours: Triple (3x) Times.
Work performed on the sixth (6th) day shall be paid at one and one-half (1-1/2x) the straight time hourly rate for the first eight (8) hours, then two (2x) time thereafter.
Work performed on the seventh (7th) day shall be paid at two (2x) times the straight-time rate until released from duty.
MEAL BREAKS: Employees shall not be required to work more than five (5) hours without being allowed a meal break for at least one (1) hour. One-half (1/2) hour meal break may be given under certain conditions. Meal break shall not exceed one (1) hour in duration. The first meal should be no earlier than two (2) hours and no later than five (5) hours. The second meal should be no earlier than three and one half (3-1/2) hours after the end of the first meal and no later than (5) five hours after the end of the meal. Meal breaks can be staggered among members of the crews. Employees are guaranteed two (2) hours of work after returning from a meal break.
PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO PROVIDE A MEAL: In the event, an employee is not provided with a meal break, he/she shall be paid at the rate of two (2x) the prevailing rate of pay until such time as an appropriate meal break is taken.
SIX AND OUT: No meal penalty shall be required if the employee works six (6) hours without a meal break and is released from duty. However, if the employee is not released from duty at the sixth (6th) hour, the meal penalty shall be paid at the rate of two (2x) times the prevailing rate retroactive to the fifth (5th) hour.
REST PERIOD: Each employee shall be entitled to a rest period of eight (8) consecutive hours after being relieved from duty. In the event an employee is recalled to the same job prior to receiving the full eight (8) hour rest period, such employee returning to work without the eight (8) hours rest period shall be paid at three (3X) times the prevailing rate until released for the full rest period. TURNAROUND PROVISION can apply under special circumstances. Talk to your Account Manager as to the working of Turnaround Provisions
HOLIDAYS: All work performed on the following Holidays by an employee shall be paid at two (2x) times the employee’s straight-time rate of pay. Holidays are:
New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Day, Independence Day, Easter Sunday, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day.
TRUCK LOADERS: If employees requested to load or unload over the road trucks or step into the truck and help load or unload within the truck, those truck/trailer will be paid at a truck loader rate. Pay for truck loaders is per truck. Talk with your Account manager as to the do's and don'ts of truck-loading.
HIGH RIGGERS: High Riggers are paid at a higher rate of pay and can be used by all departments for the purpose of hazardous work. Any employee working within the hazardous guidelines shall be paid at hazardous or high rigging/hazardous rates of pay.
JOB STEWARD: Stagehands union requires a job steward on the job site at all times. The job steward is a working employee until the crew exceeds twenty (20) employees. At that time, the job steward becomes a non-working steward.
Departments: Specialty "A" and Specialty "B"
Specialty "A" is employees that would be used in Live or Tape Broadcast. This covers all Video Technical Directors, Video-Engineer, Audio-Engineer (A-1) and (A-2), Video Tape Editors, Camera Operators, Boom Operator, Character Generator, Advanced Audio Visual Technician, Audio Utility, Video Utility, Advanced Projectionist and Teleprompter Operators.
Specialty "B" is the employees that work within Stages, Theaters, Convention-Space, Presentations, Installations, and Musicals and deal with Carpentry. Props, Rigging, Curtains, Tracks, Fly-systems, Scenery, Wardrobe, Staging Equipment, Convention Equipment, Booths, Theaters, Theatrical Lighting, Theatrical Audio, Lasers and Special FX. This covers Foreman, Leads/Heads of Departments, Carpenters, Flyman, Riggers High and Low, Automation, Lighting Electricians, Board Programmers, Spotlight Operators, Audio Video Technicians, Truck Loaders, Pushers, Wardrobe, Dressers, Hair & Make-up Personal.
There are Specialty jobs and rates for Stage Labor, Stage Pushers, Helpers, Key Personnel, Stadium, Arena, and Outdoor Events. Talk to your Account Manager as to the labor used for those job areas.
IHP REPRESENTATIVE. When required by the client, IHP can supply an IHP representative to supervise the signing-in and out of all labor requested to the job site for the client. The IHP Representative will ensure the requested labor numbers, call times and call backs are correct, current timesheets are filled out properly, and use of "STARS" and working with the client's representative as to labor calls, daily sheets, dealing with safety concerns, accidents or injury claims. IHP can also deal with concerns of lifts or problems with lifts if lifts are rented through IHP. If requested, the IHP representative will be at an extra cost to the client.