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.”