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On Broadway stagehands go on strike

November 11 2007

Stagehands Theatre, located on the famous New York street, Broadway, went on strike. The decision to start a strike that would lead to the suspension of two dozen plays and musicals, was adopted by the union workers Local One scene after the failure of which lasted about three months of negotiations with the League of American Theatres and Producers.

The stumbling block for a new contract, which expired in July, is a question of working conditions and staff requirements. Employers seek renegotiate hiring workers scenes to reduce costs. Nasha goal simple: we want pay only those workers where we need and for work which really produced "- said CEO league Charlotte Martin.

The union, in turn, refuses to revise the "hard to reach" conditions without giving in return other preferences. The union is not officially commented on the decision to launch a strike, therefore, its duration and extent are still unknown, reports AP.

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