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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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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...

2007 Writers Guild of America Awards highlights

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Writers Guild of America on strike

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Glen Merzer's Personal Veg History, Talk at Writers Guild of America

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Writers Guild of America (West) Strike Rally 11-9-7

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Writer's Guild of America West

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Writer's Guild of America West Awards 2015

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Gant Daily
Sun, 08 Feb 2015 07:56:15 -0800

January-June 19, 1960 – The Writers Guild of America goes on a 21-week strike against the Alliance of Television Film Producers and against film studios that produce television shows. An agreement is reached regarding revenue from the sale of movies ...

UPI.com

Santa Monica Mirror
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 09:26:15 -0800

The writers of "Boyhood," "Foxcatcher," "The Grand Budapest Hotel," "Nightcrawler" and "Whiplash" will compete tonight for the Writers Guild of America Award for best original screenplay, a category made notable by the absence of awards-season favorite ...

KEYT

KEYT
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 04:55:36 -0800

Ceremonies were held in Los Angeles and New York for the Writers Guild Awards on Feb. 14. WGA: Steve Carrell. 1 / 10. Actor Steve Carell speaks onstage at the 2015 Writers Guild Awards L.A. Ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on Feb.

Hollywoodnews.com

Hollywoodnews.com
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:18:45 -0800

This weekend, the last of the big precursors will announce their winners, essentially putting us into the final lap for Oscar. Also the final guild, the Writers Guild of America (or WGA) prize is notable for being the one place where oftentimes Academy ...

Los Angeles Times

Deadline.com
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:44:36 -0800

The number of jobs for women, minority and older TV writers took a nose dive last year, according to a new study by the Writers Guild of America, West. “Women and minorities have actually lost ground as compared to their white male counterparts,” the ...

GoldDerby

GoldDerby
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:39:03 -0800

The 67th annual edition of the Writers Guild of America awardsfest will be held simultaneously in LA and Gotham on Saturday (Feb. 14). Because these kudos only consider screenplays written under the guild's guidelines or those of several international ...

Deadline.com

Deadline.com
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 09:11:33 -0800

The Writers Guild Initiative, the new name of the Writers Guild of America, East Foundation, seeks to engage some of the nation's most prominent writers in working with people from all walks of life to perpetuate the art and craft of storytelling ...

TheWrap

TheWrap
Sat, 07 Feb 2015 22:32:59 -0800

24 and an ensemble-cast honor at the next day's Screen Actors Guild Awards, the victory means that Inarritu's daring black comedy has now won the top award from three of the four major Hollywood guilds, with the Writers Guild of America Awards coming ...
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