We Have a New Benefit For Local 1000 Members! We are pleased to announce that Actors Federal Credit Union is now available to serve Local 1000 members! ActorsFCU has been assisting Entertainment Industry professionals with banking for nearly 52 years. Click on the link below to see all they have to offer us. […]
Local 1000 can now accept and file recording contracts with the AFM. President Emeritus John McCutcheon has written a helpful article to walk you through the process which can be downloaded here. Below are the scales and information forms for you to download. All downloads are in PDF format (you can get the free Adobe […]
In order to receive contract support, pension contributions and other AFM benefits, you must file each contract with Local 1000, using the union’s contract form. You can download the appropriate form here (or ask the office to send you one).
The Joe Hill Fund supports Local 1000 members to help them expand their knowledge of union and worker history, their skills in organizing and their skills in the use of music and song and performing arts in union activities.
Local 1000 adminsters a fund to assist members experiencing financial hardship with a no-interest loan.
As a member of an AFL-CIO union you have access to low interest credit cards, discount travel programs, low cost mortgages and many other consumer benefits.
Some employers require it; some performers simply want the peace of mind. It’s available.
The MPTF helps us play for audiences that can’t afford us, for union scale wages, via matching funds for gigs that are sponsored by schools, nursing homes, etc., free to the public.
Music may know no borders, but work visas can involve a lot of red tape. Local 1000 helps its members through the border-crossing maze.
Just like other professionals, musicians can benefit from disability insurance! The AFM plan is comprehensive, affordable, and available to any member in reasonably good health.
Local 1000 offers its members plans that will cover most medical expenses should you become seriously ill. Premiums can be as little as $400 every 6 months.
As long as you filed a contract with us, Local 1000 can help you recoup your loss from an employer who fails to pay or goes bankrupt.
As musicians we’re lucky to have work we love, but none of us can keep going forever. The AFM’s secure pensions plans (U.S. and Canada) can pay out $1,000 a month or more when you retire!
Cover your instruments, sound system, computer and more at replacement value – at home, at the gig, or on the road – for as little as $85 a year.