• Mary wrote a new post, #HollywoodPayUp: Production Assistants Need Fair Pay, on the site Skepchick 8 months ago

    The other day, I was listening to Scriptnotes, a podcast hosted by Craig Mazin (creator of Chernobyl) and John August (writer of Disney’s Aladdin), and one of the issues they brought up was the treatment of p […]

    • Interestingly, there was a Bojack Horseman storyline about this exact issue.

      One small observation about this line: “temporary employees can be fired at any time for just about any reason”. That’s true of everyone, honestly. California is an “at-will” employment state, which means you don’t need to justify firing people. HR departments tend to do so just as insurance against civil suits in contentious dismissals, but legally anyone can be dismissed without cause at any time in CA.