Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Just as everyone gets those tax returns in, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) are set to begin talks on a new contract beginning April 15. The rush to begin negotiations is fueled by AMPTP's separate dealings with the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA). The two unions had originally planned to bargain with AMPTP together but over the weekend that deal, which had lasted more than two decades, fell apart.
Read more here from the Hollywood Reporter.