Writers Guild Goes On Strike

Law360, New York (November 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- For the first time in 20 years, about 12,000 Hollywood writers walked off the job on Monday, after last-minute negotiations failed to bring about a resolution to writers' demands that they be given residual fees when their film and TV writing is put on the Internet.

Ten hours of last-minute negotiations heard by a federal mediator did not bring the groups any closer to an agreement to prevent a strike by the Writers Guild of America, which is fighting for a bigger slice of DVD and...
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