DGA Votes to Ratify Contract With AMPTP
Posted on February 20, 2008The Director's Guild voted to ratify the DGA's contract with the AMPTP. The AMPTP couldn't resist one last dig at the writers, though:
Oh, for Pete's sake. Let it go, guys.The AMPTP was quick to weigh in Wednesday with a statement praising DGA members for ratifying "the sensible labor agreement." The statement also seemed to cast an eye toward the near future, as the AMPTP still faces what are likely to be contentious contract talks with the Screen Actors Guild.
Our negotiations with DGA proved beyond any doubt that when both parties are prepared to bargain seriously, groundbreaking new media labor pacts can be reached without resorting to harmful and unnecessary strikes," the AMPTP said.