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Writers Guild of America Authorizes Strike if New Contract Deal is Not Reached with Major Studios

Nearly 98% of Writers Guild of America members voted in favor of authorizing a work stoppage, signaling their willingness to strike if they cannot reach a satisfactory deal with the major studios on a new contract. The union is pushing for changes to the way writers are compensated, including residuals for streaming services, health care benefits, and pension contributions, as well as more transparency in the industry. The deadline for a new labor deal is May 1.