IATSE Investigating Long Hours on “Liz and Dick” Production

IA President Short Appoints Safety Chairman

Los Angeles, June 20 – In response to press queries, Mike Miller, Division Director of Motion Picture and Television Production for the IATSE, issued the following statement today:

“The IATSE is on top of the situation on the set of Lifetime’s ‘Liz and Dick.’  We have had union representatives on the set since last Friday [June 15] and will continue to monitor the hours and working conditions there.
We take very seriously the safety and wellbeing of our crews, and are dedicated to seeing that they are protected from hazardous working conditions.”
For further information contact:Katherine OrloffIATSE PublicistIATSE:  212-730-1770 ext. 150Mobile: 240-477-3500Email: iapr@mac.com 

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The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees or IATSE (full name: International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada), is a labor union representing over 170,000 technicians, artisans and craftspersons in the entertainment industry, including live events, motion picture and television production, broadcast, and trade shows in the United States and Canada.

For more information please contact:
General: comms@iatse.net
Press: press@iatse.net


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