Broadway Casting Directors Struggle in Push for Unionization

http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Broadway-Casting-Directors-Struggle-in-Push-for-Unionization-20170521

highly specialized and influential individuals are some of the least protected workers on Broadway. In a feature by the New York Daily News, a number of New York’s biggest names in casting revealed the importance of their push for union protection and the struggles they face without it.

Long and often unpaid hours of work are common in the performing arts lifestyle, but casting professionals find themselves worrying about retirement and health care in a way that seriously impacts their sense of job and personal security.