Film Crews Blow the Whistle on Hollywood Studios 'Pushing Limits of Health and Safety’ for Profit

Film Crews Blow the Whistle on Hollywood Studios 'Pushing Limits of Health and Safety’ for Profit


Hollywood crews are blowing the whistle on the studios, claiming their members are being pushed to their limits to make up for lost time under the pandemic and to satisfy consumers’ bottomless demand for streaming content, according to a new report.

The result is that some crew members are working 18-hour days and getting little time off, the Los Angeles Times reported.

“There used to be seasons, so people who worked in TV could take a break, but now, because of streaming, you don’t have that anymore,” Steve Dayan, secretary-treasurer of Teamsters local 399, told the newspaper. The union represents Hollywood transportation coordinators, location managers, casting directors, animal handlers, and drivers.

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