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WGA Says It’s Ready To Return To Bargaining Table – Update!

30 March, 2017 (02:24) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb March 29, 2017 7:56pm UPDATE with more info: Responding to press inquiries, the WGA says it’s willing to return to the bargaining table “whenever the AMPTP is ready to meet and invites us back” – even as WGA leaders are urging their members to authorize a strike.  Related WGA Strike Talk: […]

WGA West’s Board Votes To Send Strike-Authorization Ballots To Members!

27 March, 2017 (23:09) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb March 27, 2017 10:43pm UPDATED: Hollywood moved a step closer to an industry-crippling writers’ strike tonight when the WGA West’s board of directors approved sending strike authorization ballots to the guild’s members. Tonight’s vote came at the unanimous recommendation of the WGA negotiating committee, which broke off contract talks with management’s AMPTP […]

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

23 March, 2017 (18:53) | 2016, 2017 | 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 […]

EEOC: Major Studios Failed To Hire Female Directors; Lawsuit Looms!

15 February, 2017 (23:18) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb  February 15, 2017 9:51am February 15, 2017 9:51am EXCLUSIVE: The EEOC is in settlement talks with the major studios to resolve charges that they systemically discriminated against female directors. “Every one of the major studios has received a charge contending that they failed to hire women directors,” a knowledgeable source told […]

DGA Names Russ Hollander To Succeed Jay Roth As New Chief Executive!

6 February, 2017 (00:57) | 2016, 2017 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb  February 5, 2017 9:30pm EXCLUSIVE: Russ Hollander will be the DGA’s next chief executive succeeding Jay Roth, who is retiring in May after leading the guild for more than two decades. The appointment was made Sunday at a meeting of the guild’s national board of directors. Related DGA National Executive Director Jay […]