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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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Hollywood Reporter

TheWrap
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:01:45 -0700

The Writers Guild of America and Hollywood's TV and movies producers have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract covering feature films and primetime television. The deal was confirmed by insiders Wednesday morning, after the two ...
 
Capital New York
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 04:22:50 -0700

As New York state lawmakers discuss the state budget that will go into effect April 1, the Writers Guild of America East is lobbying for a bill that would give film and television productions incentive to hire untapped writing talent. "Including ...
 
Variety
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:45:00 -0700

Leaders of the Writers Guild of America have asked members to ratify a new three-year master contract during the next three weeks. The move comes following approval by the WGA West board and the WGA East Council. Unlike the 100-day strike in 2007-08, ...

Yahoo Movies (blog)

Deadline.com
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:45:39 -0700

Editors Note: As talks resume Monday that many hope will lead to a new deal for the Writers Guild Of America, we wanted to lend some perspective and voice to the TV and feature writers whose fortunes will be tied directly to the deal their union makes.
 
Variety
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:37:30 -0700

The Writers Guild of America West has told TV movie producer Larry Levinson that he will not be able to use WGA writers on his shows if he does not pay up residuals. TV PILOTS/DEVELOPMENT SCORECARD: Follow all of the development action during ...

Politico

FierceCable
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 08:56:15 -0700

Contending that a merger between Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) "would give too much power over broadcast and cable networks," the Writers Guild of America has asked the FCC to block any such action. Comcast, the ...

FanBolt.Com

Hollywood.com
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:03:45 -0700

Hendricks, who says his screenplay has been registered with the Writers Guild of America as well as the Copyright Office, insists the plot for the critically acclaimed drama about a young woman who discovers she is one of many clones, was derived from ...
 
L.A. Biz
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 09:18:45 -0700

Two months after negotiations began on Feb. 3, the Writers Guild of America has reached a tentative agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on a new three-year contract. The two groups had actually come to terms on the ...
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