May 24, 2012
A LaborPress Editorial By Neal Tepel, Publisher
Spiegelworld’s tent show production of “Empire New York” is taking place in the heart of the Theater District. The production has been planned without the hiring of a single union stagehand, actor or musician.
Clearly this is unacceptable and must be addressed by the entire labor community.
At a time when unions across the country are under attack it is critical that all New Yorkers act in solidarity with Local 1.
While New York City is the entertainment capital of the world it is also a union town.
For additional information call IATSE Local 1 at (212) 333-2500.