Though one year old, this post is right up to date!
DAY AFTER UPDATE: Glad that Patricia Arquette called for wage equality. But don’t forget theater workers who make Hollywood many of their millions. They are paid the lowest wages allowed by law and are one of the 8 lowest paid jobs in the country. Hollywood be sure to look in your own backyard!
The biggest upset at this year’s Oscars, would have been if a star had said; “We talk about the millions we make every weekend, perhaps some of that should go to decent wages for theater workers!”
Sooner or later someone will have to talk of the real Hollywood – it’s more than mega million dollar box office each weekend.. When media talks about low wages, don’t excuse Hollywood. One of the 8 lowest paying jobs in the country* is theater workers – the very ones that prop up tinsel town.
While Hollywood walks the red carpet, theater workers are swept under it.
Film stars, directors and theater owners, are often very generous and likable, but not to theater workers. Don’t be so pampered you don’t see the writing on the wall. Do you know that we often work for minimum wage, seldom are allowed full time hours, work all holidays, and…
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