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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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Deadline.com
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:45:39 -0700

Editors Note: As talks resume Monday that many hope will lead to a new deal for the Writers Guild Of America, we wanted to lend some perspective and voice to the TV and feature writers whose fortunes will be tied directly to the deal their union makes.
 
Capital New York
Mon, 24 Mar 2014 04:22:50 -0700

As New York state lawmakers discuss the state budget that will go into effect April 1, the Writers Guild of America East is lobbying for a bill that would give film and television productions incentive to hire untapped writing talent. "Including ...

TheWrap

Variety
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:45:15 -0700

Leaders of the Writers Guild of America are touting their new contract as addressing key problems for TV writers — who are now seeing far shorter seasons. TV PILOTS/DEVELOPMENT SCORECARD: Follow all of the development action during upfront ...
 
Variety
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:45:00 -0700

Leaders of the Writers Guild of America have asked members to ratify a new three-year master contract during the next three weeks. The move comes following approval by the WGA West board and the WGA East Council. Unlike the 100-day strike in 2007-08, ...
 
Deadline.com
Sun, 23 Mar 2014 06:54:51 -0700

EXCLUSIVE: The Writers Guild of America has offered a chilling picture of the future of television to the Federal Communications Commission in a bid to block the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger. In February, Comcast agreed to buy Time ...
 
Variety
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:07:30 -0700

... screenplays and episodes of television sitcoms including “Chico and the Man,” “Night Court,” “Valentine's Day,” “You Can't Take It With You” – and co-writing “United States” with Larry Gelbart, Doris became a member of the Writers Guild of America ...
 
Huffington Post
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:31:17 -0700

If we don't pay better attention to the middle-class jobs generated by the entertainment industry, Los Angeles will be down to only one business. --. Patric Verrone is the former President of the Writers Guild of America, West. His writing credits ...

Vocativ

Fox News
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:36:27 -0700

LOS ANGELES – When it comes to being progressive, it seems the Hollywood screenwriting industry has a long way to go when it comes to gender and ethnic employment diversity. While the 2014 Hollywood Writers Report from the Writers Guild of America ...
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