IATSE Strike Averted: Hollywood Shutdown Halted as New AMPTP Film and TV Contract Reached

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IATSE Strike Averted: Hollywood Shutdown Halted as New AMPTP Film and TV Contract Reached
It’s official: IATSE and AMPTP have reached a new film and TV contract and a strike has been averted, Deadline first reported.

“It took a lot to get here, but this is a good deal, a fair deal for everyone concerned,” a source close to the deal told Deadline Saturday. “Time to break out the cigars,” the individual said.

The deal will need to be approved by a vote of the IATSE membership.

In an email to members, IATSE said the following: “Late Saturday, President Matt Loeb and the 13 Hollywood Locals announced that the IATSE has tentatively agreed to terms and conditions for the 2021 Basic and Videotape Agreements. Everything achieved was because you, the members, stood up and gave us the power to change the course of these negotiations. Our solidarity, at both the leadership and rank and file level, was the primary reason that no local was left
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