Technical employees of “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” have unanimously ratified their first collective bargaining agreement, negotiated by the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.
IATSE made the announcement Wednesday, noting that it had negotiated the deal for the made-for-basic-cable series following voluntary recognition of the union by the producers.
The bargaining unit consists of camera operators, video technicians, audio technicians, graphic/chyron (character generator) operators, technical directors, audio assistants, video assistants, videotape/EVS operators, utility technicians, teleprompter operators, costume designers/stylists and makeup/hairstylists.
IATSE said the contract provides health and retirement benefits as well as the maintenance of all existing conditions.