As of midnight, the Writers Guild of America will now not be picketing. As a substitute, members of the union will probably be poring over new particulars on the contract negotiated with the AMPTP and deciding whether or not they are going to vote to ratify this new contract.
(Disclosure: The Verge’s editorial workers can be unionized with the Writers Guild of America, East.)
The WGA dropped a abstract of the contract tonight and it is historic. The flashiest wins for the WGA are round pay will increase and synthetic intelligence. The pay will increase are important throughout the board, with notable will increase for “excessive finances subscription video on demand” (suppose Netflix) and streaming movies.
The WGA says writers of…