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The Writers Guild of America is 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

Variety
Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:00:44 -0800

“The Big Short” and “Spotlight” won the Writers Guild of America's top screenplay trophies while the fourth season of “Veep” and the last season of “Mad Men” took the top TV series awards. “The Big Short,” a darkly comic look at the 2008 financial ...

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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:51:27 -0800

The 68th Annual Writers Guild of America Awards have just concluded with disappointing, though not surprising, results: Spotlight has claimed their award for Original Screenplay, while The Big Short has won Adapted Screenplay (note that there's no ...
 
KRTV Great Falls News
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:52:30 -0800

1954 - The Screen Writers Guild joins with the Television Writers of America and the Radio Writers of America to become the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW). The WGAE is headquartered in New York, ...
 
Variety
Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:10:38 -0800

The Writers Guild of America West's top elected officer has called on Hollywood to increase the numbers of women and minorities writing scripts to address the industry's diversity problem. “We need to change a broken industry, not simply mirror it ...

TheWrap

TheWrap
Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:05:51 -0800

The Writers Guild of America West and East handed out the awards at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York, though quirks of timing meant that the awards were rarely handed out at the same time. “Spotlight” came into the awards as a ...

Deadline

Deadline
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:11:15 -0800

“What constantly amazes us with the Collyer Fellow scripts is the variety and invention of the material we receive,” said Michael Weller, President of the Writers Guild Initiative (fka the Writers Guild of America East Foundation). “Whatever the source ...

Variety

Variety
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 10:31:48 -0800

May will be honored at the Writers Guild Awards Los Angeles ceremony to be held on Feb. 13 at the Century Plaza. “Elaine May defines the phrase 'smart and funny,'” said WGA West President Howard A. Rodman. “From the Compass Players to Nichols ...

C21Media

Variety
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:41:15 -0800

A long-running labor dispute between ITV and the Writers Guild of America East has resulted in a settlement that will enable the two sides to return to the bargaining table. ITV, which produces “The First 48” and “Four Weddings,” agreed to settle a ...
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