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WGA sues four main talent agencies over packaging fee dispute

The Writers Guild of America said it is suing the four main Hollywood talent agencies over a practice the union says is harmful to the interests of its members.

At a news conference Wednesday, the union said it has filed suit in Los Angeles Superior Court against the agencies - CAA, WME, ICM Partners and UTA - alleging that the widespread use of packaging fees violates state and federal laws.

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