Union board members are to meet today to decide how to proceed. A person familiar with the deliberations says there could be a two-day vote that could have writers back on the job by Wednesday. Formal ratification could take two weeks.
Compensation for projects delivered via the Internet has been a central issue in the dispute. The proposed settlement would give the writers a bigger share of those digital revenues.
East Coast guild president Michael Winship says he's encouraged by his membership's response and says the deal "has a strong chance of going through." The West Coast chief says the deal shows the "strike has been a success."