November 28, 2021

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Hollywood avoids last-minute strike by thousands of film and television workers

Hollywood avoids last-minute strike by thousands of film and television workers

The strike, which was planned by Hollywood film crews, will almost certainly shut down the US film industry from Monday. Union in this field.

“It’s like the end of a Hollywood movie,” ATASE president Matthew Lope said in a statement Saturday night.

The people, including make-up, fashion and cosmetics, photographers and workers, said they would go on strike from Sunday night. The agreement still requires the approval of union members.

Alliance of Film and Television Producers, especially “Disney”, “Warner” andNetflix‚ÄúDespite months of negotiations, he refuses to accept the demands of many technicians.

The union statement explained that the proposed collective agreement “represents fundamental issues, including reasonable rest periods, working hours for meals and decent wages for those below the wage rate.”

“We have met with some of the richest and most powerful technology and entertainment companies in the world and we have partnered with a consortium of manufacturers to meet the needs of our members,” Matthew Lope added.

The producer alliance confirmed that the deal had been reached, without disclosing any details.

The move by technicians received the support of many stars, including Julia Louis-Trafes and Samuel L. Jackson, and backed by left-wing politicians Bernie Sanders Wiley Elizabeth Warren.

The last major social event in Hollywood took place before 2007-2008, when the screenwriters’ 100-day strike paralyzed the U.S. audiovisual industry and generated $ 2 billion in profits, according to Conflict Independent estimates.

But film production technicians have not left the business since 1945, when a six-month strike outside Warner Bros. Studios turned violent.