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Strike Alert: What Do Rice Krispies and Tractors Have in Common?

October 12, 2021 | By
Strike Alert: What Do Rice Krispies and Tractors Have in Common?

“Times have changed, and rapidly. During the depths of the pandemic in 2020 (companies) posted skyrocketing profits… (even with) consumers stuck at home on lockdown… To meet that surge in demand, workers… were leaned on to give up their weekends or to work grueling 12-hour shifts — making extra cash, but losing time with... »

Strike Alert: Introductions, and Making A Stand by Painting Your Car

October 5, 2021 | By
Strike Alert: Introductions, and Making A Stand by Painting Your Car

“Everything old is new again…” as the song has it. And so, hello again, Below the Line. And hello, too, to an IATSE that’s decidedly more activist than any of its previous incarnations. Indeed, the last time that craftworkers in Hollywood staged any kind of walkout, the IA was actually on the other side.... »