Members and Celebrities Applaud IATSE Strike Authorization: ‘A Real Show of Strength’

After the historic vote to authorize the first IATSE strike ever, members of several below-the-line guilds said they were impressed with the nearly-unanimous response from their fellow craftspeople in the entertainment industry. However, concerns about the possible economic impact are also top-of-mind for the workers who are already at the mercy of ever-fluctuating production schedules.

Although Facebook and Instagram were down for nearly six hours, crew members took to Twitter to express their support and share their messages of congratulations as over 98% members of the International Association of Theatrical Stage Employees voted to approve a strike authorization, giving the union president the power to shut down film and TV production across the country.

Read Full Story


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *