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Last-Minute Deal Keeps Hollywood Working

Entertainment workers were poised to strike

(Newser) - An 11th-hour deal was reached Saturday, averting a strike of film and television crews that would have seen some 60,000 behind-the-scenes workers walk off their jobs and would have frozen productions in Hollywood and across the U.S. After days of marathon negotiations, representatives from the International Alliance of...

Film, TV Workers Vote Overwhelmingly in Favor of Strike

Productions will halt if progress isn't made in IATSE's contract talks

(Newser) - Film and TV production in Hollywood and beyond could soon be grinding to an indefinite halt. The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees voted overwhelmingly in favor of strike action Monday, Deadline reports. The union says the strike, the first in its 128-year history, was approved by a near unanimous...

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