More Labor Troubles in Hollywood
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Just three months after the Writers’ strike, film and TV studios have broken off talks with the Screen Actors Guild. SAG and AFTRA used to negotiate together, but now AFTRA’s talking with the studios on its own which has led to talk of divide and conquer. Also tonight, sex abuse in the LA Unified School District.
More Investigations in School Sexual Molestation Charges ()
A former teacher in the LA Unified School District is in jail on charges of having sex with a student. He denies that he’s guilty. Meantime, two District officials have been reassigned and a third is under investigation.
Another Hollywood Strike on the Horizon? ()Three months after the Writers’ strike, the actors’ contract is about to run out. SAG, the Screen Actors’ Guild, has broken off talks with the film and TV studios. But AFTRA which has jurisdiction over TV is ready to negotiate.
- Michael Speier: Executive Editor, Variety
- Scott Collins: Writer, Los Angeles Times
- Nikki Finke: LA Weekly Hollywood Reporter and Editor of DeadlineHollywoodDaily.com
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