# Meeting Planned between AMPTP and WGA to Discuss New Labor Contract
**Variety reports** that the AMPTP is set to hold a meeting with the WGA this Friday. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an official response to the guild’s proposals for a new labor contract. The WGA has put forth a list of demands, including improved minimum rates, a higher percentage of streaming residuals, and stipulations regarding staffing requirements for writers’ rooms.
## Negotiations Resuming by Request of AMPTP President
In an email addressed to WGA members, the union announced that negotiations would resume as a result of a request personally made by AMPTP president Carol Lombardini. The WGA emphasized its determination to continue pressing the AMPTP to adequately address the concerns that have led to strikes by workers in the industry.
## WGA Anticipates Response from AMPTP
“We anticipate the AMPTP’s response to our proposals,” stated the WGA. The union’s bargaining committee is ready to engage in fair negotiations, supported by the unified membership of the WGA and the ongoing backing of union allies.
*Source: Variety ((https://variety.com/2023/biz/news/wga-negotiations-resume-friday-amptp-1235693425/))*
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