SAG-AFTRA and AMPTP to recommence it's negotiations on Friday, October 6; People waits eagerly for further developments!
The Great Hollywood Strike: The American entertainment industry was dwindling into chaos ever since the great Hollywood Strike took off from May 2023. As the strike was swooning in it's full pace, every mega occasion and events were hindered in obstacles which also included the infamous Emmys 2023. While amid the magnanimous strike, the negotiations were finally resumed on Monday between the writers-actors and the representatives of major studios, television networks and streaming services, which has bought the two parties for the first time come under the bargaining table.
We have concluded today’s bargaining with the AMPTP and will resume talks on Friday, October 6. The parties will be working internally over the weekend, resuming Monday, Oct. 9.Please continue to come out to picket lines or other strike activities in your local. pic.twitter.com/U2MSCE4rqK— SAG-AFTRA (@sagaftra) October 5, 2023
Recommence of negotiations
As both the parties are lining up for the great bargaining session of demands and needs, the Hollywood entertainment industry is eagerly waiting for further developments to come up to the shore. On Wednesday morning, the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) has shared it's comprehensive update on the progress it has led after the joint session. While sharing on X(previously Twitter) it wrote, "We have concluded today’s bargaining with the AMPTP and will resume talks on Friday, October 6. The parties will be working internally over the weekend, resuming Monday, Oct. 9. Please continue to come out to picket lines or other strike activities in your local." Hence as per the information's unveiled, after a whole day of bargaining session, the negotiations will recommence on Friday, October 6, 2023, which will be followed by internal discussions during the weekend and discussions to further resume from the Monday, October 9, 2023.
As per the reports, previously during it's initial session, both the parties cleared stating, "SAG-AFTRA and the AMPTP met for a full day bargaining session and have concluded," on Monday. While, the second round of negotiations took place at SAG-AFTRA’s Miracle Mile headquarters in Los Angeles. Although they have released a joint statement, no other specific details have been released yet.
Speaking about the SAG-AFTRA, it is Hollywood's largest union representing a whopping number of performers as well as writers who paved away from their respective positions on July 14, 2023 demanding higher wages, payments that were residue earlier and the enactment of eradication of AI(Artificial Intelligence) in the television business. Lately the strike that was joined by numerous actors demanded their high value, thus protecting their self images from the AI generated replicas. The demands of the A-listers also include a equal compensation on revenue sharing. The list further went on with racial discrimination as well as self-taped auditions
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