The WGA Deal Ten Commandments, Part II

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Jonathan Handel
October 1, 2023

It’s been a week since the Writers Guild reached a deal with the studios. On Thursday, after combing through the 94-page contract between the two sides I broke down five of my ten biggest takeaways from the deal—the minimums, the staffing, what it means for the future of late night, the mini rooms, etcetera. Now, I’m back to offer my second handful of observations. Herewith, a close look at the final five gains achieved by the picketers.

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