Less than 24 hours remain before a work stoppage is set to begin. Estimates put the cost of the 2007 WGA strike at around $2 billion.
April 30, 2017
‘A rare Sunday bargaining session between studio and Writers Guild negotiators ended after just a few hours with the promise of continued negotiations the next day but no time actually set for the talks, as the Monday night (12:01 a.m. Tuesday) contract expiration bears down on an anxious town.
The WGA has said it will strike as soon as the contract expires if there’s no new deal, but that doesn’t preclude a change of heart that could result in an extension to allow continued talks.’