Theatrical Stage Employees Authorize 1st Strike in 100-Year History

When most of us think of labor strikes, we might think of blue-collar workers or possibly nurses or teacher strikes. But the horrible working conditions of low wages and long work days with no breaks is a big part of the motion picture industry. The Theatrical Stage Employees, 59,000 strong, have authorized a strike with well over 90% of the workers voting for it. It’s the first time they have done this in their 100-year history.

Read in Labor Notes

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