Alyssa Milano, Rosie O’Donnell, Jeffrey Wright & More Support IATSE Strike Authorization: “Enough Is Enough”


Former Clinton Labor Secretary Robert Reich put the vote in historical perspective. "This is the biggest private sector strike in the US in 10+ years, and the first in the industry's 128-year history," wrote Reich before calling it "a milestone moment for the labor movement."


Tells you everything," Jeffrey Wright observed. "The vote passed with 98 % support and 90 % turnout.


Actor Anthony Rapp observed: "This vote is a powerful message that enough is enough."


SAG-AFTRA Treasurer Joely Fisher posted Deadline's story without comment. Frances Fisher wrote, "Congratulations!"
They're not asking for anything unreasonable." Oscar winner Octavia Spencer said, "I hope #AMPTP does the right thing and sits down again.


Rosie O'Donnell praised crew members for their dedication and offered her support: "First to arrive – last to leave – i support good faith negotiations – i support #IATSE"
Alyssa Milano posted, "I support members of iatse [sic] in their demands for more humane working conditions.


Reaction online was swift and nearly unanimously in support of the vote. It was announced this morning that IATSE members had voted by an overwhelming margin — 98% — to authorize their leadership to call a nationwide strike against film and TV productions.
We stand together and support their efforts for a #fairdeal!" The Animation Guild, which had previously expressed support for IATSE, posted the following: "Congrats to our #IATSE kin for this powerful show of #IAsolidarity!


Jimmy Gomez, who represents the Downtown L.A. U.S. area in Congress, wrote: "As a former Union organizer who stood on the picket line with @IATSE workers in past strikes, I unequivocally and wholeheartedly stand with #IATSE." Rep.
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