×

Once registered, you can:

  • - Read additional free articles each month
  • - Comment on articles and featured creative work
  • - Get our curated newsletters delivered to your inbox

By registering you agree to our privacy policy, terms & conditions and to receive occasional emails from Ad Age. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Are you a print subscriber? Activate your account.

HOLLYWOOD WRITERS, PRODUCERS REACH LABOR AGREEMENT

Published on .

(May 4, 2001) -- The Writers Guild of America and Hollywood studios have tenatively agreed to a new three-year labor contract that would avert a strike on TV and film production. Electronic Media reports that after four days of marathon talks, the writers union won a 3.5% increase in minimum pay scales for TV and film production in addition to increased domestic and foreign residuals. But another strike waits in the wings, as actors' contracts with producers expire June 30. -- Wayne Friedman

Copyright May 2001, Crain Communications Inc.

Most Popular
In this article: