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The Writers Guild of America is a generic term referring to the joint efforts of two different US labor unions:

Common activities[edit]

The WGAE and WGAW negotiate contracts in unison as well as launch work stoppages simultaneously:

Although each Guild runs independently, they perform some activities in parallel:


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89.3 KPCC

89.3 KPCC
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:22:30 -0700

One of the most powerful unions in Hollywood is lobbying in Washington this week, trying to protect jobs for its members. The Writers Guild of America, which represents more than 15,000 movie and TV writers nationwide, is focused on stopping cable ...

St. Cloud Times

St. Cloud Times
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:18:45 -0700

... ** FILE ** Author and actress Marjane Satrapi sits for photographs in this Dec. 14, 2007 file photo in New York. The movie "Persepolis," based on the novel of the same name, written by Satrapi, is a hand drawn animated work about a young girl in ...

Fox News

Fox News
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 04:37:30 -0700

He prefers completing a book without interruption, noting that he worked on his nearly 1,000-page historical tale, "A Moment in the Sun," during a Writers Guild of America strike. Film projects took up so much time while he was writing "Los Gusanos," ...
 
Deadline.com
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:32:56 -0700

The companies also have agreed to contribute an additional 0.5% to the Producer-Writers Guild of America Pension Plan. In a statement, the WGA said it represents “the people who write some of the best-known and most compelling programs broadcast on ...
 
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:18:45 -0700

All works by La Verne Writers Group members are registered with the Writers Guild of America. Refreshments will be available. Signed books and other works will be available for purchase from individual authors, payable with cash and checks only. La ...
 
Broadway World
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:00:00 -0700

Cary Elwes recently sat down with Young Hollywood to discuss his new book, As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from THE PRINCESS BRIDE. In this interview, Elwes talks about co-writing his book with the rest of THE PRINESS BRIDE "family," breaking his ...

In These Times

In These Times
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 05:01:38 -0700

“Nobody sticks a camera at a rock and that's a show,” said Lowell Peterson, executive director of the Writers Guild of America, East. Behind-the-scenes producers, editors and writers (though they typically never get such billing) transform hundreds of ...
 
San Bernardino County Sun
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:18:45 -0700

All works by La Verne Writers Group members are registered with the Writers Guild of America. Refreshments will be available. Signed books and other works will be available for purchase from individual authors, payable with cash and checks only. La ...
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