Monday, June 30, 2008
Here's an update on the state of negotiations between the Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. SAG wants the members of its sister union AFTRA to reject the contract that AFTRA leaders have negotiated with AMPTP, a deal that seems to be in line with earlier ones signed by, for example, the WGA. So, the AFTRA members seem to be inclined to sign. At midnight, the existing SAG contract, like the existing AFTRA contract, will expire. But SAG President Alan Rosenberg says no strike is imminent. Read more here.