[LMB] OT: Strike

Margaret Dean margdean56 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 13 17:40:51 BST 2021


On Wed, Oct 13, 2021 at 8:33 AM Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold <
lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:

> On 13/10/2021 14:37, WILLIAM A WENRICH wrote:
> > FYI, there will likely be a strike by the IATSE. Since Brian is a
> member, that will be a big hit. The main issue is that the producers are
> working the lower level people 14+ hours every day with sometimes only 6
> hours between shifts. It’s cheaper to pay overtime than to hire more people
> or to have more shooting days. This is dangerous. The Teamsters, SAG,
> writers, and editors are going out with them so nothing will be shot (I
> almost said filmed but these days that is anachronistic) until it is
> settled.
> Does that not count as US politics?
>

No, I wouldn't think so. It's just the entertainment industry and its
workers that are involved, no politicians.


--Margaret Dean
  <margdean56 at gmail.com>


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