Not over anything strike-related, but rather, over the definition of “spouse” when it comes to pensions and other benefits. This as reported to the BTL blog by production coordinator J. Graigory:
The City of West Hollywood (recently) passed a resolution calling on the AMPTP and
IATSE to correct the definition of “spouse” in the MPIPHP Pension Plan to
end the discrimination against legal domestic partners and civil unions.
Interested parties, seeing whether Hollywood benefits will continue to catch up with the 21st century, are invited to contact West Hollywood’s local government for more details on their resolution. No word yet whether there’s been any official response…