Writers Guild Talks With Studios AMPTP Over New Contract Takes Recess

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Talks will resume March 4

The Writers Guild of America, West and East, agreed to take a break from negotiations with Hollywood studios and producers after two weeks of talks over a new contract.

Both parties announced the recess in negotiations over their minimum basic agreement with the following statement:

“Today the Writers Guilds of America, West and East concluded two weeks of bargaining with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) toward a new Minimum Basic Agreement. The parties have agreed to a temporary recess for scheduling reasons. Negotiations will resume on March 4th. Neither the Guilds nor the AMPTP will be commenting further at this time.”

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