Orgs to protest Original Prods. as part of push to unionize TV series
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and the Intl. Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 399 have set a Monday rally outside the Burbank headquarters of Original Prods. as part of a push to unionize the Spike TV series “1000 Ways to Die.”The rally has been set after producers dismissed about 30 crew members who were attempting to unionize. Teamsters business rep Steve Dayan said the fired crew members have been replaced. A spokeswoman for Original said the company had no comment about the rally. Four-year-old “A Thousand Ways to Die” re-enacts the demise of people have died under bizarre circumstances.