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Entries by Jonathan Handel from 07/2010

Transportation strike could paralyze Hollywood

| Posted 07.19.2010 | Entertainment

Believe it or not, Hollywood may be headed for another work stoppage in just two weeks. In 2007-2008, the Writers Guild struck, shuttering television ...

Teamsters, studios fail to break stalemate

| Posted 07.24.2010 | Entertainment

Talks between the studios and Hollywood Teamsters Local 399 ended late Friday night with no movement and no new negotiating sessions scheduled. The u...

Breakthrough in Teamsters Talks; Deal Ratified

| Posted 07.25.2010 | Entertainment

In a surprising development, Hollywood Teamsters leaders at a standing room only membership meeting this morning asked the membership to ratify a two year contract proposed by the studios.

Teamsters Ratify Contract; Hollywood Strike Averted

| Posted 07.26.2010 | Entertainment

Hollywood Teamsters leaders asked the membership to ratify a 2 year contract proposed by the studios. The membership then voted to ratify, ending the possibility of a strike that could have shuttered production.