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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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Variety

Variety
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 14:01:43 -0700

The Writers Guild of America East has filed unfair labor practice charges against Original Media over the company's alleged failure to disclose its sexual harassment policy. The guild, which began representing Original Media employees last year, filed ...

Variety

Variety
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:00:52 -0700

And Shonda Rhimes now has company on the list of women who are juggling multiple primetime series. This sea change comes with financial gains, according to data from the Writers Guild of America West, and brings anecdotal evidence of shifts in the way ...

International Business Times

Huffington Post
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 12:30:00 -0700

Staffers at Salon.com have successfully joined the Writers Guild of America, East, with management at the news site voluntarily recognizing their employees' union. Lowell Peterson, the union's executive director, said in a statement Saturday that the ...

Zimbio

Zimbio
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:15:00 -0700

Despite the fact that eight writers helped Smith work on it, the Writers Guild of America only gave credit to Gina Wendkos. She went on to write the screenplay for The Princess Diaries and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement. 10 Things You Didn't ...

Variety

Variety
Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:37:30 -0700

The Writers Guild of America has set February 13 as the date for its 68th annual Writers Guild Awards. The Los Angeles ceremony will take place at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel, while its New York counterpart will be held at the Edison Ballroom.
 
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 02:56:15 -0700

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Salon Media Group, Inc. (OTCQB:SLNM) today announced that it and approximately 25 of its editorial employees have agreed that the Writers Guild of America, East, Inc. will serve as the collective bargaining ...

Variety

Variety
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:03:46 -0700

The unions — the Directors Guild of America, SAG-AFTRA and the Writers Guild of America — have lien rights on motion pictures such as “Masterminds” and “Kidnap” that Relativity has yet to release. If the studio's creditors want to sell those assets ...

Gawker

Huffington Post
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:57:42 -0700

Editorial employees of the online news site announced unanimously earlier this month that they intended to join the Writers Guild of America, East, the same union that Gawker Media staffers joined this year. Given Salon's progressive politics, many ...
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