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Here's the New Writers Guild Contract
It incorporates 'meaningful gains and protections' for all writers, says the WGA
The new guild contract just dropped. We’ll have more analysis — and a WGA negotiating committee member joining us on The Ankler podcast to break it all down for you on Wednesday — but for now, here it is. You can read more on the WGA’s contract site.
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