Variety – WGA Talks Could Intensify Friday as Guild Delivers Response to AMPTP Offer

Keep an eye on this as negotiations go down to the wire.

April 28, 2017

‘The contract talks between the WGA and Hollywood’s major studios are expected to intensify on Friday as the guild delivers its formal response to the offers from the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.

The sides have held bargaining sessions during the past three days as the May 1 expiration of the current contract approaches. On Thursday, sources reported there was discussion of the WGA’s health plan needs and detail from the studio side on the proposal to adjust the compensation formula for writers working on short-order series and to more clearly define the time frame of a TV season.’

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