After Prospect Park announced on Wednesday, June 5 that production would cease a week early on “One Life to Live,” as a result of a dispute between the company and I.A.T.S.E. New York Production Locals 52, 161, 600, 700, 764, 798 and USA829 (International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees), the union representing stage workers for the soaps, which alleged that Prospect Park has violated the labor agreement with the union, Prospect announced today that both sides have come to an agreement.
“We are pleased that the parties were able to successfully address their concerns in a mutually beneficial way, which will enable these innovative shows to continue to be produced with our talented crews,” said New York Production Locals, Local 600 Representative David Blake in a statement.
“We thank the entire I.A.T.S.E. organization for their continued support in bringing these shows to fans, and we especially appreciate the efforts of Chaim Kantor and John Ford and our entire crew for helping us to move forward as a unified team,” said Jeff Kwatinetz, co-founder, Prospect Park.
Production on both soaps will resume as planned on August 12, 2013.