Actors’ Equity Association and the Broadway League Reach Historic Agreement to End Show Development Strike

Replacement for the Lab Agreement Includes Profit Sharing, Higher Wages and Additional Stage Manager Contracts 

NEW YORK – The National Council of Actors’ Equity Association has approved the terms of a new contract with the Broadway League and its coordinated bargaining partners to replace the Lab Agreement, ending Equity’s first strike in nearly 50 years.  

With the end of the strike, Equity has removed the Broadway League from its DO NOT WORK list.  

ACTORS' EQUITY ASSOCIATION, founded in 1913, is the U.S. labor union that represents more than 51,000 professional actors and stage managers. Equity endeavors to advance the careers of its Members by negotiating wages, improving working conditions and providing a wide range of benefits (health and pension included). Member: AFL-CIO, FIA. www.actorsequity.org  #EquityWorks  

February 8, 2019

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