IATSE Golf Channel Technicians to Vote on New Contract

Labor News

Reprinted from The Golf Channel by  on January 20, 2017.

The union that represents Golf Channel’s technicians will vote on a new contract early next week, according to a memo sent to members early Saturday.

Details on the new contract were not immediately available, but the employees were encouraged to approve it.

“Your bargaining committee, not unanimously, but by a strong majority, recommends you vote ‘yes’ on ratifying this contract,” Sandra England, director of broadcast for the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), wrote in a note to technicians.

England instructed the union members to suspend picketing. She said details on the new proposal would be distributed shortly. A vote on the contract is expected to happen over the next few days. …

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