Happily, the gloom and doom have lifted.
In a surprising reversal, Teamsters members have agreed to the last offer from studios, averting a strike by Hollywood transportation workers. ...
And it looks to me as though 2% wage-minimum bump-ups are going to be the new normal, at least for the foreseeable future*.
* Defined as the next round (SAG, AFTRA, WGA, DGA) contract negotiations.