Open Road Films, a distributor behind final year’s best design Oscar winner Spotlight, will be celebrating A Day Without a Woman tomorrow on International Women’s Day and will be providing a full day of compensate to those females who skip work.
Open Road has 4 womanlike dialect heads: Alexa Platt, CFO; Marni Richman, General Counsel Head of Business Affairs; Liz Biber, EVP Publicity; and Lynn Stepanian, EVP Television.
Below is Open Road CEO Tom Ortenberg’s note to employees:
From: Tom Ortenberg
Date: Mar 7, 2017
To: ALL EMPLOYEES
Subject: A Day Without A Woman
As many of we know, many people are celebrating “A Day Without A Woman” on International Woman’s Day, tomorrow, Mar 8.
The idea of A Day Without A Woman is “To prominence a mercantile energy and stress that women have in a US and tellurian economies, while job courtesy to a mercantile injustices women and gender nonconforming people continue to face.”
We are understanding of employees holding partial in a several activities designed for a day, greatfully promulgate with your administrator your plans, if any, to participate.
Open Road joins several Hollywood companies honoring a day including United Talent Agency that is holding off-site events in a New York, Los Angeles and Toronto offices with village leaders and distinguished talent deliberating gender issues and personal stories.
The Paradigm group is ancillary all their womanlike employees in holding a day off opposite all their offices national including partners during CODA in London. They will be enchanting in several amicable overdo opportunities including attending rallies in those cities where Paradigm has offices.
In addition, MTV is flipping a trademark into a red “W” for “women” on-air, online and opposite amicable media accounts. The network’s amicable media staff, done adult wholly of women, will also go on strike. Fusion TV will commemorate a day with a array of primetime specials about women. Netflix and NBC are also extenuation personal days to those womanlike employees wishing to take a day off.
Created by a organizers behind a Jan Women’s March, A Day Without a Woman is a approach to have people come together for equity, probity and a tellurian rights of women and all gender-oppressed people, by a one-day proof of mercantile solidarity.