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A Recent Report Examines the Cost of the Writer’s Strike

June 06, 2008

The writer’s strike effects can still be felt, just ask anyone in the entertainment industry.  A recent report puts the damage at an estimated $2.1 billion.

Although the writer’s strike ended four months ago, effects of the three-month walkout continue to ripple across the state's economy, causing a projected net loss this year of 37,700 jobs directly and indirectly tied to the entertainment industry, according a study released Thursday by the Milken Institute.  Read More