The history of the Writers Guild of America is one of a continuous struggle to expand and defend the creative rights and compensation of writers. Changes in the entertainment industry, often driven by ...
Over the past decade, deregulation and the growing dominance of streaming video have laid the groundwork for a media landscape where just three companies—Disney, Amazon, and Netflix—are poised to be ...
The Board of Directors will consider requests from individuals or companies to be removed from the Strike/Unfair List. In such cases, the Board will examine the facts and circumstances concerning the ...
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The Entertainment Community Fund provides social services to a broad array of entertainment industry professionals, including writers. They are meeting the challenge of today’s economic crisis by ...
The WGAW’s Political Department advocates on public policy issues of direct concern to writers and the Guild and also oversees contributions to the WGAW PAC. Our goal is to educate and organize broad ...
The WGAW's Inclusion and Equity Department works with producers, studio and network executives, and writers to increase employment opportunities and the availability of writing assignments for writers ...
In partnership with the WGAW, showrunners have pledged to take concrete action to create workplaces in which all members can thrive. Links to the pledge and related materials are included below.
This report from the WGAW shines a light on failed antitrust policy through a review of five mega-mergers in the media and telecommunications industry: Comcast and NBCUniversal; AT&T and DirecTV; AT&T ...
The MBA is the collective bargaining agreement that covers most of the work done by WGA writers. If you have questions regarding the application or interpretation of its provisions, contact the ...
Since 2017, the MBA’s span provision has protected overscale pay for many writer-producers working on short order episodic series. The provision defends against the erosion of overscale pay that can ...