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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 07: The Netflix logo is displayed at Netflix's Los Angeles headquarters (TOP) on October 07, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. The IATSE union which represents Hollywood’s film and television production crews voted to authorize a strike, calling for better working conditions and higher pay amid a surge in streaming demand. Negotiations are ongoing but a strike may be imminent. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

60K film industry workers to strike if new contract deal with producers isn’t met

The union representing film and television crews have threatened to initiate a nationwide strike unless a new worker’s agreement is reached with Hollywood producers. Sixty-thousand behind-the-scenes workers including camera operators, make-up artists and studio mechanics are threatening to go on strike unless a new contract with improved working conditions is met with Hollywood producers. 


A crew sets up cameras for the filming a mobile phone commercial on-location in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Hollywood film crew union votes to strike

The union representing the off camera crew of Hollywood movies and television shows voted to strike. More than 98 percent of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees members voted in favor of striking on Monday if negotiations of a new contract could not be made with producers.