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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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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:00:00 -0700

The Writers Guild of America East (WGAE) has made clear its opposition to any form of Internet fast lane. In a letter to the FCC, the WGAE instead called on the FCC to broaden net neutrality to prevent content and service providers from reaping gains ...


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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:07:30 -0700

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:00:56 -0700

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:01:03 -0700

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Boston Herald
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:45:00 -0700

Leaders of the Writers Guild of America West, alarmed by Rupert Murdoch's $80 billion bid for Time Warner Inc., are pitching for funds from the 8,000 members of their guild. The missive -- sent out by WGA West president Chris Keyser and negotiating ...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:22:30 -0700

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Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:31:13 -0700

The Writers Guild of America East says the FCC should prohibit paid priority and that presuming it to be commercially unreasonable, as FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has said would be his presumption if the results were disadvantaging competitors, is not ...

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:03:45 -0700

... D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) awards and the (British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA) awards, as well as receiving the Outstanding Achievement in Videogame Writing award from the 2014 Writers Guild of America Awards.

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