The Writers Guild of America is a generic term referring to the joint efforts of two different US labor unions:
The WGAE and WGAW negotiate contracts in unison and also launch work stoppages simultaneously:
Although each Guild runs independently, they perform some activities in parallel:
12-Step Screenwriting: Week 9 - Writers Guild of America Registration vs. Copyright
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"Welcome to the Writers Guild" - A History of the WGAW
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Spike Jonze Wins the Writers Guild Original Screenplay Award for Her
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Sam Simon's funny, touching Writers Guild Awards Valentine Davies acceptance speech
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2007 Writers Guild of America Awards highlights
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Writers Guild of America on strike
More at http://therealnews.com As television series close down, writers start to feel like part of the U.S. labor movement Tuesday November 27th, 2007 Talks ...
Writers Guild of America Strike Announcement - Nov. 2, 2007
On November 2, 2007, the Writers Guild of America, West and the Writers Guild of America, East held a press conference to announce that as of Monday, Novembe...
Writer's Guild of America West
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Writer's Guild of America, West (WGAW) Speaker Series Part 1
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Joss Whedon, Mike Birbiglia & Ira Glass Q&A at the Writers Guild of America
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Los Angeles Times
Sat, 15 Feb 2014 19:44:57 -0800
The Writers Guild of America and the major studios and networks are taking a break from the bargaining table after two weeks of negotiations. The guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers announced Saturday night that they had ...
New York Times
Sun, 16 Feb 2014 20:29:24 -0800
LOS ANGELES — On Tuesday night, an expected crowd of 100 or so screenwriters and others will gather in Lower Manhattan at the headquarters of the Writers Guild of America East to hear thoughts about the Affordable Care Act and its place in comedy and ...
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:55:07 -0800
The Writers Guild of America East has bitterly blasted ITV Studios following fours years without success in getting the company to sign a WGA deal for ITV writers and producers. The WGA accused ITV America, which produces reality series including Nat ...
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 18:33:29 -0800
The Writers Guild of America and the major studios and networks head back to the bargaining table Tuesday, after are taking a two-week break from the negotiations. The guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers had been talking ...
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:26:15 -0800
The Writers Guild of America, East, AFL-CIO (the "WGAE") announced that it has been certified by the National Labor Relations Board to be the collective bargaining representative of the Producers, Coordinating Producers, Associate Producers and Writers ...
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 11:52:30 -0800
The Writers Guild of America West (WGAW), the union representing writers of motion pictures, television, radio, and Internet programming, came out with a statement yesterday explaining why they believe Comcast's $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner ...
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 08:41:15 -0800
But a studio alliance responded with disdain to the claim it illegally broke off talks, as alleged in Thursday's filing by the Writers Guild of America with the National Labor Relations Board. The "baseless, desperate NLRB complaint is just the latest ...
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:15:00 -0800
COLCOA was created by the Franco-American Cultural Fund, a unique collaborative effort of the Directors Guild of America, the Motion Picture Association, the Writers Guild of America West, and France's Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of ...
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