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NBC's annual Christmas at Rockefeller Center went off without a hitch, despite threats from 3,000 of the network's unionized employees to strike during the holiday special.

Christmas in Rockefeller Center special may go dark over NBC union dispute

A day after threatening to strike during the special and launching the site, National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians Local 11 President Ed McEwan said the union would "stay on the job" for the lighting of the tree — despite what he considered NBC's failure to bargain fairly with them in the spirit of Christmas.

It's unclear what step is next in negotiations between NBC and the NABET-CWA members, who have been without a contract since March.