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John Lloyd Cruz suggests forming a union to help the showbiz industry

John Lloyd Cruz says forming a union is not ‘something negative.’

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Joan Leary

FRESH SCOOPS

05/17/2016 02:09 AM
John Lloyd Cruz suggests forming a union to help the showbiz industry
051616-JohnLloydCruz_PUSH.jpgDelighted with the gradual changes happening in the showbiz industry, actor John Lloyd Cruz felt happy with the rules implemented by the Department of Labor and Employment to the people working in the entertainment industry. 

“In the past, I’d go home feeling like a jerk, because I would leave everyone on the set at my cut-off time. Aside from campaigning for the implementation of [more humane] working hours, we should also let the law protect us. If not, we will just keep blaming each other,” he told the Philippine Daily Inquirer during Great Taste Coffee’s “Everyday Greatness” campaign where he was announced as endorser.

He also suggested that forming a union would be helpful in showbiz.

“Producers and network people think of it (union) as something negative. It’s actually a good thing. From the word itself, it will unite the industry. It will protect not just the actors and crew members, but also writers and members of the creative team,” he said.