NY Film & Television PPAs and PCs Ratify Contract
New York City area film and television Parking Production Assistants and Parking Coordinators, ratified a new contract with significant improvements to wages and standards. The Parking Production Assistants and Parking Coordinators, who previously won a remarkable organizing campaign and standard-setting first contract, successfully negotiated a second collective bargaining agreement that includes a significant pay hike with additional raises each year of the three-year contract, a stipend for Lead Parking Production Assistants, pension and medical benefits, equipment allowance, and an additional paid holiday.
For the first time, the workers will have paid sick time. The workers are employed by major studios with New York-based productions such as Apple, Netflix, HBO, Universal, and others.