Crew members at the Food Network The worst cooks in America They went on strike, demanding a union contract and representation by the International Alliance of Theater Employees. The cooking competition show, which stars Ann Burrell and Jeff Mauro, premiered in 2010 and is in its 26th edition.
“The crew is striking for recognition of their union, so their goal is to unionize,” said Jonas Loeb, a spokesman for IATSE. “The crew has been out and ready to negotiate since Wednesday.”
In a strike alert posted on social media, IATSE said, “Crew The worst cooks in America Strike in Long Island City as Bright Road Productions refuses to offer fair wages and benefits. The worst cooks offers up to substandard wages; Benefits are not on the list.
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She added, “For far too long, the crews of off-the-cuff TV shows have gone without industry-standard wages and benefits. Now, they’re coming together to demand better.”
The deadline has been reached by Bright Road Productions and will be updated if and when the actor responds.
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