Striking editors on the History Channel‘s Swamp People have reached an agreement, according to Motion Picture Editors Guild statements posted on Facebook and Twitter. “We have successfully resolved the Swamp People strike. After a work stoppage of four days, the crew of the History Channel’s docu-reality series will return to work with a union contract” read the statement on Facebook. The Twitter message said The @MPEG700 crew of #SwampPeople has a deal to end the #strike! Back to work under an @IATSE contract. The editors walked off the job Tuesday in protest against producers trying to stymie union organizing. Approximately 16 people were involved in the walkout.
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By DOMINIC PATTEN | Friday February 22, 2013 @ 8:58pm PSTTags: History Channel, IATSE, Motion Picture Editors Guild, Swamp People
By DOMINIC PATTEN | Tuesday February 19, 2013 @ 12:54pm PSTTags: History, IATSE, Original Media, Swamp People
Post-production editors on History’s Swamp People walked off the job today in protest over producers trying to stymie union organizing. #STRIKE! Until further notice, Editors Guild and potential members are instructed not to service the …