Possible Hollywood strike
The deadline is quickly approaching for writers in the entertainment to reach new contract agreements. The major dispute is over residuals writers receive from DVD sales.
As screenwriters near the start of pivotal labor talks with film studios and TV networks next week, concerns about a possible strike are running high in Hollywood.
Negotiations will begin next Monday on a new three-year contract between the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers and the Writers Guild of America.
The idea of essentially deferring a battle over the greatest potential stumbling blocks in lieu of a major study of those issues was floated on Wednesday by several industry chiefs during a briefing.
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