Posts Tagged ‘WGA’

WGA and AMPTP Make Deal and Avert Strike

Up to the actual May 2nd deadline to call a strike, the WGA and AMPTP made a deal on numerous points to avoid a potentially disastrous strike to Hollywood’s film and media industries.  The basic issues resolved were: Minimums across the board — as well as contribution increases to our Health Plan that should ensure…

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WGA Strike Possible in a cash of Old and New Models

  A WGA Strike is a genuine possibility for the Industry, bringing back the difficulties of the 2008 strike.  Many issues were not resolved to the WGA’s satisfaction.  The Media Landscape is shifting so dramatically (pardon the pun) that the three-year negotiation periods of the major unions can no longer account for massive change in…

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