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IATSE Reaches Tentative Deal with Hollywood Producers, Averting TV and Film Crew Strike

HeadlineOct 18, 2021

In labor news, the union representing television and film production crews has reached a tentative agreement with an association of Hollywood producers, averting a strike of some 60,000 workers just hours before a midnight deadline Saturday. The tentative deal brings members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees higher pay, longer breaks and better healthcare and pension benefits. Some union members are opposing ratification of the contract, saying it doesn’t go far enough to prevent short turnarounds between work assignments.

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