e250. We Always Figured We Would Do a Show on Quiet Quitting (Eventually)

Do you remember “quiet quitting”? We can’t really blame you if you don’t. But the news media was all in an uproar about it… wow… like five months ago! They were talking about it like it was the fall of civilization. It was the worst thing in the world. It was… well, it apparently amounted…

Call for Comments: Act your wage! Quiet quitting or just doing your job….

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com From Katya: I don’t know if we’re talking more about labor trends more since COVID or I’m just paying more attention to them these days but we have another labor trend catchphase upon us: “quiet quitting.” “Quiet quitting” doesn’t have a fixed definition. The scale seems to slide between…

e181. Entertainment and Other Unions — IATSE Solidarity

Over the past year, our viewing consumption habits have changed a lot. We spent months indoors streaming everything — including new release films — largely through new media platforms like Netflix and Disney Plus. These new production models have drastically changed box office results, profit models, and production budgets that reverberate across the industry —…

Call For Comments: Let’s Talk About Film Unions

From Monica: When a movie ends, do you stay for the credits?  Not the cutscene at the end, Marvel.  But do you actually read the scroll of names that represent the hundreds of people who worked to bring that project to theaters? Or, if you tuned in at home, the nature of television flow means…