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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

Broadway World
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:15:06 -0700

Marking another victory for writer-producers in nonfiction/"reality" television, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) today certified the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) as THE COLLECTIVE bargaining representative for freelance producers and ...

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Latin Post
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:02:16 -0800

... crucial part of the diversity in storytelling. With that said, The Writers Guild of America, West has issued the findings of its 2015 Television Staffing Brief, to analyze the state of diversity in writing for television within the entertainment ...

Variety

Variety
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:00:53 -0700

The Franco-American Cultural Fund consists of a partnership of the Directors Guild of America, the Motion Picture Association, France's Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music, and the Writers Guild of America, West. All screenings are in ...
 
Paradise Post
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:30:00 -0700

On March 27, the Writers Guild of America celebrated the 40th anniversary of the blockbuster, which starred Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss and Robert Shaw, at the WGA Theater in Beverly Hills. Gottlieb, who wrote the acclaimed 1975 book "The Jaws Log" ...
 
C21Media
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:08:05 -0800

The Writers Guild of America East (WGAE) has questioned whether ITV has a sustainable plan for growth in the US market, as the UK broadcaster released strong full-year 2014 results today. ITV posted pre-tax profits of £712m (US$1.1bn), a 23% rise from ...
 
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:37:30 -0700

AMC Networks Inc. (AMCX - Snapshot Report) recently aired the final episode from the fifth season of The Walking Dead which recorded as many as 15.8 million viewers. This comfortably surpasses the 15.7 million viewers recorded at the last season's finale.

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Nasdaq
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:37:30 -0700

recently aired the final episode from the fifth season of The Walking Dead which recorded as many as 15.8 million viewers. This comfortably surpasses the 15.7 million viewers recorded at the last season's finale. Notably, 10.4 million adults between ...

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:14:35 -0800

Women and minority groups have recently lost ground compared with their white counterparts, writers guild says. The 2013-14 TV season showed no progress in the hiring of female and minority writers, according to the Writers Guild of America, West.
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