IATSE negotiations focus on "new media" terms


The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees will vote the week of Sept. 26 on whether or not to strike over a number of concerns, with rates for "new media" productions among the foremost, though the union continues discussions with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. Currently, streaming shows on platforms that haven't reached 20 million subscribers can use cheaper television movie salary rates and avoid contributing to health accounts or pensions.

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