Canadian Actors Preparing For Strike

The actors union ACTRA, which represents performers in movie and TV productions, is objecting to producers’ offers of :wage increases and the use of performances on the internet. ACTRA characterized as outrageous the producers’ offer of wage increases of zero per cent, zero per cent and 1 per cent for people working on Canadian productions. The union also said the producers maintained contract requirements that amount to demanding work from Canadian performers on the Internet for free.”