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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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265 news items

89.3 KPCC

89.3 KPCC
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:29:11 -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 ...

The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:48:45 -0700

... will enhance consumer choice,” the Writers Guild of America West said. “With the largest MVPDs attempting to consolidate their control of content distribution through mergers, this game-changing proposal to allow new competitors is absolutely ...

New York Times

Alaska Dispatch
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:52:30 -0700

WASHINGTON -- Seeking to give online video a chance to compete against cable and satellite television providers, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission proposed a measure Tuesday that would give online companies equal access to ...
 
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:11:15 -0700

Najera has received two Writers Guild of America (WGA) award nominations for Best Writer in a Television Series for Fox's "MAD TV" and "50 Most Creatives in Hollywood" by Variety. Najera won an ALMA Award for writing the feature film, "Nothing Like the ...
 
Los Angeles Times
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:51:26 -0700

"A technology-neutral definition of an MVPD is long overdue and will enhance consumer choice," the Writers Guild of America, West, said Tuesday in a statement. "With the largest MVPDs attempting to consolidate their control of content distribution ...

WordandFilm.com

WordandFilm.com
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 05:21:28 -0700

Sponsored by the Writers Guild of America East and moderated by film critic Thelma Adams, the panel included writers Tony Kushner, Lucy Alibar, and Malia Scotch Marmo. Of the three, two have worked on films with Steven Spielberg (Kushner on "Munich" ...
 
Dissident Voice
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:17:29 -0700

He has received honors from Writers Guild of America, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Vermont Life magazine, and an Emmy Award nomination from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. This article was first published in Reader Supported ...
 
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 ...
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