NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Hundreds of New Mexico workers could find themselves in the midst of a major movie strike. Over the weekend, members of The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees overwhelmingly voted to authorize a nationwide strike.
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The union says its members such as costume designers, cinematographers, and production crews are subjected to excessive working hours and unlivable wages. Negotiations are in the works but should a strike happen, many productions in the state would have to shut down immediately.