Springfield, MO

Log in Subscribe

Netflix employees staging a walkout

Posted online

Netflix workers are expected to stage a walkout today in support of the company's trans and non-binary employees.

The streaming company has been under fire for its airing of Dave Chappelle's new special, "The Closer," which features jokes at the expense of transgender people, as well as alleged poor treatment of some employees.

"I'm firmly committed to continue to support artistic freedom for the creators who work with Netflix and increase representation behind the screen and on camera," Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos said when asked about the walkout.

Read more from NPR.


No comments on this story |
Please log in to add your comment
Editors' Pick
Creative Campaigns: Medical marijuana industry reaching patients while following state ad restrictions

Local medical marijuana dispensaries must find ways to get creative with their marketing in light of industry advertising regulations released this summer by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.

Most Read