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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 ...

TheWrap

Philadelphia Business Journal
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:33:45 -0700

Commenters (such as Dish Network and the Writers Guild of America, West) argue that the programming information, which is "highly confidential information," is extremely important to have access to in order to analyze the impact of the proposed mergers.

Courthouse News Service

Courthouse News Service
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:03:45 -0700

Burnell then worked on the screenplay, registering a copy of the "Fish Man" script with the Writers Guild of America. But Anvil, De Trana and Burnell say in the lawsuit that Wilcox showed up late to meetings, failed to deliver creative materials or ...
 
Broadway World
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:00:00 -0700

Mr. Lawrence served on the Board of Directors of the American Conservatory Theatre, the National Repertory Theatre, the Writers Guild of America, and the Authors Guild of America. He served as master playwright at New York University and also co ...

CultureMap Houston

CultureMap Houston
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:22:30 -0700

Zweibel has won multiple Emmy, Writers Guild of America and TV Critics awards for his brilliant work including Curb Your Enthusiasm and the Tony Award-winning 700 Sundays with Billy Crystal. Currently, he's an executive producer of Showtime's hit ...

Variety

Variety
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:30:00 -0700

Meanwhile, companies like Dish Network and organizations like the Writers Guild of America West say that they need access to such information in order to analyze the impact of the proposed mergers in their own comments. Lake wrote that the media bureau ...
 
Variety
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:41:15 -0700

His most prominent role during his tenure came during the 100-day Writers Guild of America strike during 2007-08. Prior to joining the AMPTP, Hiestand worked for the Directors Guild of America in a PR role. He previously worked at The Hollywood ...

The Oracle

The Oracle
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:34:31 -0700

Black said he drew from experience to create works in film, television and literature that earned him a Writers Guild of America Award and an Academy Award for the 2008 film “Milk.” “If you're growing up in the Mormon Church as a military kid in the ...
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