Actors Unions Discuss Merger

America’s two major actors unions are seriously discussing a merger. “A merger of the two unions has been discussed and rejected in the past. But in recent years, the consolidation of firms like America Online and Time Warner and the creation of Vivendi Universal have concentrated industry power in fewer hands. ‘What we found is that instead of just being a good idea or a convenience, this kind of unity is more and more becoming an absolute necessity’.”