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View Resource Negotiations Continue Between Writers and Studios

Three hours past the 12.01 am contract expiration date on Wednesday May 2, 2001, negotiations between the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) continued. Along with a pay raise, the 11,500-member WGA demands greater compensation, including residuals for international and cable syndication and when their writing is sold via DVD, the...
View Resource Labor Arts

Jointly sponsored by the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation, Bread and Roses, and the Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, Labor Arts features a wonderful collection of art devoted to labor issues and particularly the trade union movement. The site opens with a splash page that calls into question definitions of art, suggesting that "we eliminate the word 'art' and replace it with 'work.'" And true...