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WGA Ends 148-Day Strike After Reaching Tentative Deal as Writers Prepare to Vote on Ratification

HeadlineSep 27, 2023

In more labor news, television and movie writers are back at work after ending their historic 148-day strike at midnight, following an “exceptional” tentative deal on a new contract with Hollywood studios and streaming services. The Writers Guild of America said Tuesday three of its internal boards had unanimously voted to end the strike and send the tentative three-year agreement to its 11,500 members for ratification. The new contract includes an increase in residual payments, higher compensation, better benefits, protections against artificial intelligence, and gains on data transparency and staffing minimums.

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