A nationwide strike that would have started Oct. 18 was averted when IATSE reached a tentative three-year agreement with the AMPTP, affecting 40,000 film and television workers represented by 13 West Coast IATSE local unions.
Unless an Agreement is Reached, IATSE Members Will Begin Nationwide Strike on Oct. 18 at 12:01 a.m. (PDT)
FAQs: The IATSE had created a $2.5 million emergency relief fund to support union members across the United States and Canada who have been impacted by the recent shutdown in production related to the COVID-19 virus.
This past week has been unlike any week in American history – certainly in our lifetimes; our society – as we know it – has been upended. However, we will get through this – TOGETHER.