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WGA Negotiations to Restart on Wednesday

The Writers Guild of America will meet on Wednesday with the major studio alliance, as negotiations resume after a monthlong hiatus. The WGA confirmed the meeting with the Alliance...

WGA Meeting With Concerned Showrunners Has Been Postponed

A meeting that had been scheduled for today between the leaders of the Writers Guild of America and a group of concerned showrunners has been postponed as the guild prepares to...

Entertainment Workers Pull $44 Million From Retirement Plans Amid Strikes

Entertainment workers have moved to take more than $44 million out of their individual retirement accounts as they endure months without work due to the strikes. Nearly 3,000 workers have filed...

Fran Drescher and Joely Fisher Re-elected to Lead SAG-AFTRA as Strike Nears Two-Month Mark

Fran Drescher has been elected to a second term as president of SAG-AFTRA, as the union’s first studio strike in 43 years nears the two-month mark. Drescher was elected with 81.4%...

AMPTP Says Studios Are ‘Aligned’ and Pushes WGA to Respond to Latest Offer

The Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers said Friday night that the studios remain aligned, and pushed the Writers Guild of America to respond to its latest offer. The AMPTP...

WGA and SAG-AFTRA Push for Unemployment Benefits for Striking Workers

The Writers Guild of America and SAG-AFTRA are pushing California lawmakers to grant unemployment benefits to striking workers. In California, workers currently do not receive unemployment pay when they are on...

Writers Strike Hits Four-Month Mark as Resolve on Both Sides Hardens, Complicating the Return to Negotiations

The writers strike reached the four-month mark on Saturday, and as Hot Labor Summer moves to autumn, there is still no sign that it will be over any time soon. The...

WGA, AMPTP Negotiations in Limbo After a Week of Public Sparring

Negotiations between the Writers Guild of America and the major studios remained in limbo on Monday, after a week of public sparring failed to result in forward movement. The sides have...

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