Stagehands Authorize Broadway Strike

Via Playbill:

Members of Local One of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees assembled Oct. 21 to vote on whether they would authorize their union’s leaders to call a strike against the League of American Theatres and Producers should that be necessary.

According to a press statement released by Local One, the 1,000 members of the stagehands union unanimously agreed to allow the leaders of the union to call a strike should the leaders feel that a necessary action.

Currently, there has been no strike called.