This NPR coverage is interesting.

“A lot of people don’t understand how different our demands are from the WGA’s demands,” Bond said.

Bond said unlike the WGA, the actors union represents many types of performers — actors, dancers, stunt people — each with specific needs that need to be addressed.

Artificial intelligence, for example, is an especially existential threat for background actors, some of whom say they’ve already had their bodies scanned for reuse.

So Bond said negotiations with the studios’ trade association, the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) could take a while.

“The AMPTP is just going to use every union busting trick that they have,” Bond said.