August 8, 2019

Results of negotiation survey show top priorities include defined hours of work and fair minimum rates of pay

Over the last few months, over 100 workers filled out a survey to help identify priorities for future negotiations with productions companies that will set industry standards for things like minimum pay rates, hours of work and fair practices for hiatuses and terminations.

Top 4 priorities for negotiations

  • Defined hours of work and rest periods
  • Pay increase and equity: establishing fair minims for each position
  • Paid time off:  vacation, sick days, etc.
  • Fair practices for hiatuses and termination of contracts

Other major priorities:

  • Health and safety
  • Health benefits

A lot of you also said that you wanted:

  • Standards for kit fees/expenses/mileage
  • Protocol to address workplace harassment
  • Guarantee of screen credit for work done