Writers Guild Strike settlement – key wins



Key victories include a 5% increase in minimum wages, improved residuals for streaming, and protections against AI exploitation.


  1. Writing Rooms Standards – A minimum of three writers for shows up to six episodes and up to six writers for series of 13 episodes or more – standards crucial for maintaining the integrity of storytelling.
  2. Screenwriters’ work is now safeguarded against generative AI tools, preventing AI-generated material from undermining a writer’s credit or rights.
  3. A bonus system based on viewership data was established, marking a vital step towards fair compensation – a significant stride in understanding and sharing in the success of a show’s performance.




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