Sunday, February 22, 2009
The Screen Actors Guild has rejected the AMPTP's "last offer," because it would not date beginning from the expiration of the last contract (June 2008), but prospectively, when economic conditions are much worse. SAG wants a contract that would put its members on the same bargaining footing as those of other entertainment industry members during the next contracting round. The studios rejected this notion. It's not clear where we are now, the night the Oscars are handed out in Hollywood. Read more here in a Hollywood Reporter article.