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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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New York Post

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:15:21 -0700

The Writers Guild of America, East has welcomed the writing staff of Gawker, a gossip website known for its humorous take on news. Gawker staff announced their decision to organize on Thursday, but the union's executive director Lowell Peterson offered ...


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 ...


Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:35:56 -0700

Writers Guild of America, West President Chris Keyser says it shares “with our allied organizations the satisfaction of knowing that this merger has been stopped and that both the public interest and writers' interests have been protected.” Writers ...

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:41:06 -0700

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, but the deal is said to include similar pay increases as those negotiated by the Writers Guild of America, the Directors Guild of America and SAG-AFTRA. “I am pleased we were able to reach an agreement that ...

Entertainment Weekly (blog)

Entertainment Weekly (blog)
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:20:06 -0700

“It's a WGA thing,” the Marvel boss said, referring to the Writers Guild of America. “We most certainly have Edgar and Joe's name on it, Adam McKay and Paul Rudd's name on it, and there are a few others that did great work. We submit them all the ...

San Angelo Standard Times

San Angelo Standard Times
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 05:56:15 -0700

According to a 2015 TV staffing brief researched for the Writers Guild of America, fewer than 6 percent of executive producers on TV series this season were minorities. Staff writing jobs were just 3.5 percent minority. Headlines about nonwhite casting ...

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:02:19 -0700

... producer-writer Todd Holland ("Malcolm in the Middle") and producer Peter Paige (ABC Family's "The Fosters) were among the honchos gathered in front of about 300 attendees at the Beverly Hills-based event sponsored by the Writers Guild of America ...


Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:46:16 -0700

During the panel, which was held at the Writers Guild of America on Monday, Davis said that bias has some serious consequences: Kids consuming movies are taught, "in a world that is half-female, in the 21st century, that women are less valuable than ...

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