Repola, who has called the new deal “a totally unnecessary” and “unacceptable agreement,” is urging her members to vote no. Her local’s board of directors has also voted unanimously to recommend that their members vote against the deal – which has put them at odds with Loeb and the leaders of all the other 12 West Coast studio locals, whose leaders are recommending that their members vote yes.

IATSE, which recently celebrated its 125th anniversary, has never launched an industry-wide strike against Hollywood.