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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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Movie News Guide
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:33:45 -0800

Since 1949 the Writers Guild of America Awards for outstanding achievements in film, television, and radio have been presented yearly by the Writers Guild of America, East and Writers Guild of America, West since 1949. In 2004, the show made its debut ...


Tue, 18 Nov 2014 06:37:30 -0800

The agreement follows similar partnerships The Black List has with the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW), the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE), the Writers Guild of Great Britain (WGGB), the Writers Guild of Canada (WGC), and The Writers Guild ...


Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:57:14 -0800

The WGA West joined other net neutrality supporters today in applauding President Obama for urging the FCC to reclassify the Internet as a phone-like communications service, giving regulators clearer legal authority to bar service providers from ...

Digital Spy

Digital Spy
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 03:15:00 -0800

The US remake of Saturday Night Takeaway has been boycotted by the Writers Guild of America East. Members of the WGAE may only produce material for shows with guild agreements - something that ITV Studios America does not currently have in place ...


Fri, 21 Nov 2014 05:24:52 -0800

The Helen Deutsch Writing Workshops, sponsored by the New York-based Writers Guild of America East Foundation, were initially offered to wounded veterans in 2008 and 2009, kicking off with meetings in Columbus, Ohio and San Francisco. Starting in ...


Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:07:30 -0800

Jost, a nearly 10-year "SNL" veteran and Grymes Hill native had been doing his standup thing for years before coming onto the show. His witty words often appear in The New Yorker and he has seven Emmy nods and a trio of Writers Guild of America awards ...


Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:03:45 -0800

Also, the Honors broadcast has been recognized with the Peabody Award and seven awards from the Writers Guild of America. George Stevens, Jr. and his Honors producing partner Michael Stevens will again produce and write the Honors. Nick Vanoff was ...

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:03:45 -0800

Veteran television animation writer Len Uhley will be presented with Writers Guild of America, West's Animation Writers Caucus' 2014 Animation Writing Award on Nov. 19 at the AWC's annual meeting and awards ceremony at WGAW headquarters in Los ...

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