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WGA East’s Council Asks Members To Authorize Strike!

28 March, 2017 (22:10) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb March 28, 2017 6:08pm In the second of a one-two punch that puts the WGA further along the road to a threatened strike against the film and TV industry, the WGA East’s council voted tonight in New York to seek strike authorization from the guild’s members. The vote comes a day after the WGA […]

As Writers Guild Talks Stall, a Jittery Hollywood Wonders What’s Next.

28 March, 2017 (14:58) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

6:00 AM PDT 3/28/2017 by Jonathan Handel A strike authorization vote is on tap, but SAG-AFTRA may be waiting in the wings as an intricate dance begins. The Writers Guild may or may not have deliberately set up its first two weeks of talks with AMPTP studio negotiators to fail, but fail they did, leading […]

WGA “Broke Off Negotiations,” Producers Claim As Strike Vote Looms!

25 March, 2017 (12:51) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by Dominic Patten March 24, 2017 7:46pm One day before negotiations originally were scheduled to end between the WGA and AMPTP, the labor tension in Hollywood is at a 10-year high. As the scribes now confirm Deadline’s exclusive of earlier today that a strike-authorization vote has been called, the producers shot back this evening with […]

WGA Strike Vote Could Be “Very Soon” As Talks Continue!

24 March, 2017 (18:42) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb and Dominic Patten March 24, 2017 5:42pm EXCLUSIVE: With one day left in scheduled negotiations between the WGA and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers over a new film and TV contract, a strike vote by the scribes is now looking like a real possibility. “That’s the way the wind is […]

AMPTP To Stuntwomen: If You See Something, Say Something!

23 March, 2017 (18:53) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb March 23, 2017 5:28pm Although she’s neck-deep in negotiations for a new WGA contract, AMPTP president Carol Lombardini wasn’t too busy Wednesday to fire off a letter to veteran stuntwoman Julie Johnson, who’s been fighting a one-woman campaign to put an end to sexual harassment of stuntwomen and to stop the long-running […]