Visual Novel Writers Strike Successful In Earning Better Pay And Conditions

A strike held by writers of the Lovestruck game platform has yielded great results. In mid-July, the writers of Lovestruck organized and went on strike to demand better work and pay conditions, as they were being “paid less than half the industry standard rate” for their work.

The striking writers, who “are members of marginalized genders and/or sexualities,” were originally presented with a dismissive statement from the company, which has since been removed from the Lovestruck website.

Now, after 21 days of striking action, the official Lovestruck Twitter account has posted an update, announcing that an agreement had been reached with the writers. You can see it below.

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Author: James O’Connor