Studios and Hollywood Union Reach Tentative Deal, Averting TV, Film Strike

IATSE had threatened to walk off job Monday if demands were not met

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Hollywood studios and the union representing tens of thousands of Hollywood crew members reached a tentative new deal Saturday night, narrowly avoiding a work stoppage that could have ground most television and film production to a halt just as it had finally returned to pre-pandemic levels.

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, the union that represents 60,000 workers including cinematographers, costumers, editors, hairstylists, set builders, prop makers, grips and other behind-the-scenes employees, said late Saturday that it had reached an tentative agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, the organization that represents hundreds of TV and film production companies including Warner Bros.,



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