President James J. Claffey, Jr. has decided to close the Local One Office at 12:00 Noon today due to the hazardous winter storm conditions.  The Local One Fund Office will also be closing at 12:00 Noon. 

Please be aware that all Officers are available via email and cell phones throughout the day.  Contact information can be acquired via the Local One website.


Local One does it all – lights, sound, video, scenery and rigging, special effects.

Whatever your production needs may be, however big or small, we have a group of talented professional stage employees who are known for their dedication and unique abilities.

How to Hire Local One

Local One has served the entertainment industry in New York City for more than 131 years.

How to Become a Member

As a Local One member, you will earn better wages and benefits than stagehands and technicians who aren’t union members.


4/26/2018 @

Local One Anniversary

Local One 132 Birthday


Our 125 Years History

What hasn't changed in all that time? Our love of the craft, doing a tough job well, and the pride in being the best.

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