NEW YORK CITY: This afternoon in Occasions Sq., Broadway actors and stage managers will collect to rally below the reason for what organizers are calling “a good deal.” Their union, Actors’ Fairness Affiliation, has been on the bargaining desk with the Broadway League since September over union’s greatest contract, which governs reveals on Broadway, in addition to Broadway League-produced sit-down reveals in different components of the nation. Fairness members are particularly in search of adjustments to guidelines associated to protection (i.e., understudies, swings, and extra stage managers) in addition to scheduling and protected workplaces.
The rally shall be held at within the theatre district on the pedestrian plaza between Broadway and seventh Ave., between forty fifth and forty sixth Streets, starting at 4:30 p.m. Anticipated audio system in attendance embrace Gavin Creel (Into the Woods), NYS AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento, Fairness third vice chairman Erin Maureen Koster, and a number of other others.
Based in 1913, AEA is the U.S. labor union for greater than 51,000 skilled actors and stage managers. Fairness endeavors to advance the careers of its members by negotiating wages, bettering working situations, and offering a variety of advantages, together with well being and pension.
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