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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:

See also[edit]


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New York Post

New York Post
Fri, 07 Aug 2015 19:26:15 -0700

Editorial workers at Vice Media, the Brooklyn-based media empire led by Shane Smith, voted Friday to unionize and affiliate with the Writers Guild of America East. The company, which recently moved to new headquarters in Williamsburg, has come a long ...

Poynter.org

Poynter.org
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 13:12:30 -0700

Editorial employees at the three digital news operations have joined the Writers Guild of America East. They still have to try to bargain first contracts with management, which could prove a challenge during an era in which the negotiating balance of ...

The National Law Review

The National Law Review
Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:00:38 -0700

As we have been reporting, the Writers Guild of America East has been actively pursuing writers in the new media arena. On Friday August 7th, the Guild announced that Vice had agreed to recognize the Guild as the bargaining representative of its ...

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Wall Street Journal (blog)
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:32:36 -0700

In a letter to the Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service on Thursday, the Writers Guild of America East argued that health care plans negotiated under collective bargaining agreements should be exempted from the tax on high cost plans ...
 
Broadway World
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:56:15 -0700

In 1974, he also won two American Academy of Humor awards and the Writers Guild of America Award. The first ever Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor was presented to him in 1998. Pryor is listed at Number 1 on Comedy Central's list of ...

Forbes

Forbes
Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:18:45 -0700

Shortly after the plan to join the Writers Guild of America East passed a majority vote at Gawker, a wave of unionization swept through digital publishing, with editorial staffers at Salon, The Guardian US, and Vice organizing similar internal ...

Newsweek

Newsweek
Sat, 22 Aug 2015 10:20:57 -0700

That spark was lit in a roundabout way: Nolan tells Newsweek it happened after he met with a Writers Guild of America East organizer who had been interested in helping organize Gawker's occasional frenemy, Vice, and was asking him for advice, as Nolan ...
 
Washington Post
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:33:37 -0700

He later paid Writers Guild of America members $40,000 to help him with a script loosely based on his life, only to end up unhappy with the final product. Once, he signed on to be the executive producer of someone else's film, but then walked out of ...
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