If recent reports about the LIV Golf League are to be believed, there is significant belt-tightening going on.
So much so, LIV Golf have reportedly changed the deal for crewmembers working in production of their broadcasts.
To the surprise of nobody, LIV's backers, the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, paid for every expense in their inaugural season.
Yasir Al-Rumayyan, the governor of the wealth fund, supplied a private jet to ferry players all over the world.
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Even the caddies were treated like royalty, put up in plush hotels. It sure was good for some.
That apparently extended to the crewmembers. In 2022, they worked under a union, which contributed to the healthcare and retirement benefits of workers.
That has now apparently changed.
The Union Behind Entertainment (IATSE), said they were 'shocked' to learn that LIV had 'pulled the rug out from under them by shifting to a non-union production company, circumventing the need to provide important employee benefits.
One crew member, who wished to remain anonymous, told the union:
In a statement, IATSE representative Rachel McLendon said:
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