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Bectu Pens Open Letter To AMPTP Urging “Monetary Help For UK Crew” – Deadline

UK broadcasting union Bectu has waded into the U.S. labor dispute with an open letter to the AMPTP, urging it to financially assist UK crew who're “struggling hardship” and to “resume negotiations” with the WGA and SAG-AFTRA.

“It's time to handle the massive inequalities inside our trade and it's time so that you can assist crew by means of this shutdown,” mentioned the letter penned by Bectu Head Philippa Childs.

The transfer comes after a Bectu survey discovered 80% of the UK’s freelance workforce had been impacted by the WGA/SAG strikes, whereas a petition is presently circling calling on the UK authorities to financially assist those that have misplaced work.

Childs wrote to AMPTP boss Carol Lombardini immediately, taking the AMPTP to job for leaving freelancers “paying the value of your failure to succeed in an appropriate settlement with our colleagues within the WGA and SAG-AFTRA.”

“It's they who face no work and no earnings whereas the dispute drags on and so they who bear the
brunt of those protracted negotiations,” she added. “It's certainly undisputable that you've a
duty to the workforce that's so integral to creating the content material that you just revenue from.”

She known as for assist from the AMPTP to “put in place monetary assist for UK crew, represented by Bectu, who're struggling unimaginable hardship on account of this disaster.”

Quite a few British TV and movie productions have needed to shut down because the strike began together with the likes of Disney+’s Andor and Rami Malek-starrer Beginner, whereas crew who have been engaged on U.S. reveals overseas have additionally misplaced work.


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