While details of the contract have not yet been disclosed, the strike officially ended at 12:01 am PT November 9, with guild members to ratify the agreement once the board signs off on the deal.
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While details of the response have not yet been disclosed, an agreement still seems out of reach with continued disagreement on ‘several essential items.’
After five consecutive days of negotiations that lead to a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract, guild leaders have voted and the strike is officially over.
The union can now use the threat of a strike as a bargaining chip to increase wages and protect against AI when talks resume September 26 with companies such as Electronic Arts and Activision.
After 146 days on strike and five consecutive days of negotiations, both parties have tentatively agreed on a new three-year contract, with guild leaders expected to vote on the final pact and strike lift on Tuesday.
If approved, the union can use the threat of a strike as a bargaining chip to increase wages and protect against artificial intelligence when talks resume with companies such as Electronic Arts and Activision on September 26.
‘Deadpool 3,’ ‘Apples Never Fall,’ and ‘Mortal Kombat 2’ are some of the first projects affected as roughly 160,000 film and TV actors take to the picket line after negotiations fail with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.
Roughly 160,000 film and TV actors will join the more than 11,000 writers currently on strike after negotiations failed with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.
With a nearly 98 percent vote, Hollywood’s largest union has officially voted ‘OK’ on a strike if deemed necessary in the upcoming labor negotiations with studios and streamers.
Max's head of drama Francesca Orsi reveals not all projects will continue in development due to the strike, and while the series starring Kit Harington could ‘go either way,’ the actor and executive producer is still attached.
With negotiations at a standstill and no sign of bending on either side, studios may turn to AI to pen scripts in the absence of Hollywood’s writers.
From Marvel to Netflix, the studios behind a slew of series and films have both voluntarily and involuntarily halted filming as the strike hits its second week, with multiple studios threatening showrunners with salary cuts and potential legal action.
For the first time since 2007, the WGA has ordered a work stoppage on all film and TV script writing, with pickets beginning this afternoon to protest wage and residual pay level inequalities exacerbated by the rise of streaming platforms.
New tentative agreement set to continue through June 30, 2020 still subject to SAG-AFTRA ratification.
98.7% membership ‘Yes’ vote supports guild fight to win scale wages and residuals for animated programs made for streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon.