WGA Establishes Strike Fund in Preparation for Walkout

April 25, 2017

In a clear sign the WGA is gearing up for a possible strike, the WGA West is moving to establish a strike fund to assist members who will be facing financial hardships in the event of a prolonged walkout. A Strike Fund Committee has been established, and […]

WGA Contract Talks Continue

April 25, 2017

Buoyed by an overwhelming show of support for their bargain- ing position WGA leaders are expected to hold the line this week on their prime objectives: to save the guild’s ailing health plan, which faces projected deficits of $145 million over the next three years, and to improve the lot of TV writer-producers […]

WGA Members Approve Strike Authorization in Historic Turnout

April 24, 2017

The strike authorization was approved by 96.3% of the 6,310 writers who cast ballots, according to the WGA, a record 67.5% of eligible WGA members. A strike, if it comes to that, can’t begin until midnight May 1, when the current film and TV contract expires. A strike can still be averted if the WGA and […]

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