'U.K. TV Drama Negotiations: Bectu Extends Pact Ballot to

Negotiations: Bectu Extends Pact Ballot to

crew union

Bectu and producers’ body Pact over the collective high-end TV drama are no closer to

1 but

has been extended twice already as the two bodies try to come to terms

The agreement

governs the terms and conditions between crew and producers on any high-end TV project shot

That has

now been delayed until December after Pact agreed to submit a full agreement rather than

In order

for allow Pact to draft the agreement and Bectu to review the final changes, the

If members

approve the new agreement, it will come into effect on Jan

In the

meantime, Pact has advised producers to continue operating under the 2017 agreement with a provision that

However, the

outlook is already looking bleak with some Bectu members having already publicly rejected Pact’s

“Once again,

we have been given a bad proposition, this time with the caveat that this will

“Unless there

are major changes in the rewording by Pact, we cannot in good faith support this

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