Film Worker Speaks on IATSE’s Tentative Contract and Death of Halyna Hutchins

Photo: A memorial for IATSE member Halyna Hutchins (Source: Local 600) By Sarah Ahmed In early October, workers with the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) voted to authorize a strike with a 98% margin. The weekend prior to the deadline to strike on October 18, IATSE union officials announced a tentative contract with the Alliance of Motion Pictures and Television Producers (AMPTP), sidelining … Continue reading Film Worker Speaks on IATSE’s Tentative Contract and Death of Halyna Hutchins

Movie, TV, and Stage Workers Speak on Conditions, Readiness to Strike

Source: @runolgarun/Twitter By Sarah Ahmed Earlier this month, 98% of workers in the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) voted to authorize a strike after the Alliance of Motion Pictures and Television Producers (AMPTP) walked away from negotiations. On Saturday, the IATSE announced that it had reached a tentative agreement with the AMPTP, which members will vote on later this week, however many IATSE … Continue reading Movie, TV, and Stage Workers Speak on Conditions, Readiness to Strike