He Writers Guild (WGA) held a vote in the Western Board of Directors and its WGA Council to define how the strike situation continued after having got answers to some of their claims. So, they decided lift the measure, after 148 days.
The sector achieved improvements such as gains in payment and compensation, Minimum staffing levels in TV writers’ rooms and protections for the use of artificial intelligence in the writing process.
These benefits were reflected in a 94-page contract signed with the Alliance of Film and Television Producers (AMPTP) which implies that the editors They will be able to return to work starting this Wednesdayeven before the final ratification vote, scheduled for early October, detailed a report from the specialized portal Variety.
”We can say, with great pride, that This agreement is exceptional, with significant benefits and protections for writers in all sectors of the membership,” the WGA said in a statement announcing the tentative agreement on Sunday.
The Union began a strike on May 2 demanding from the studios Better work conditions and went ahead another major source of conflict as is the strike of Hollywood actors and actresses since July 14.
As a consequence of the stoppage of both activities, numerous projects in different stages of development had to be postponed and, in some cases, even canceled, in addition to affecting the industry’s traditional awards season.