Date: 30th October 2000

The Strike Officially Ends

The boards of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and the Screen Actors Guild voted Saturday to approve an agreement with advertisers, thus ending the longest talent dispute in the history of the entertainment industry. The agreement now goes to a membership vote. Meanwhile, the CBC reported on Sunday that the recently ended strike may have benefited Canada the most. It noted that the lion's share of the $300 million in film production lost by Los Angeles during the strike came north to Canada instead.

Source: Studio Briefing