The minimums annex describes the minimum rates of pay for authors who fall under the Minimum Basic Agreement (MBA). Review the minimum requirements for authors covered by the 2020 MBA. As usual in recent treaty rounds, the WGA should quickly send the agreement to its members for ratification. A person familiar with the talks and the preliminary agreement said Deadline said the process would be „significantly different from previous ratification votes“ due to the COVID-19 crisis. The WGA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers signed a preliminary three-year contract in the early hours of July 1. The deal, reached by Zoom after six weeks of negotiations, has allorsed Hollywood`s concerns about labor disputes that have intensified the industry`s battle to resume production in the turmoil of the COVID-19 pandemic. .