What has our Writers Guild done for us lately?
Glad you asked because the Guild has a wonderful answer in Writers Connect, a short newsletter members get every week. (See? Another good reason to bust your butt to qualify and join.)
Twitter Celebrates WGA-ICM Agreement
After news of the agreement between WGA and ICM broke on Wednesday, there was an outpouring of support and celebration on Twitter. ICM became the second of the four largest agencies to sign a franchise agreement with the WGA, thereby clinching the sunset date on packaging for all franchised agencies. See some of the highlights. Read more >>
Antitrust in Tech Hearing
Why last week’s hearing was important to writers.
The House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust subcommittee held a blockbuster hearing on “Big Tech” and its effect on American consumers and competition on Wednesday, July 29. Members of Congress presented compelling evidence that US antitrust law has failed to prevent Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon from conquering markets and quashing competition. Read more >>
Workplace Discrimination, Harassment, and Bullying
Find answers and support through the Guild’s resources.
The Guild stands ready to advise and advocate for members facing unlawful discrimination, harassment, or bullying in the workplace. Contact the Guild’s experienced staff if you are interested in bringing a discrimination, harassment, or bullying claim; merely wish to have a confidential discussion about your situation; would like a representative to accompany you to file a complaint; or have been asked to submit to an interview regarding allegations of discrimination, harassment, or bullying.
Learn more about your rights and what the Guild can do on our Discrimination, Harassment, and Workplace Bullying FAQ page.
For more immediate support, contact Latifah Salom at (323) 782-4521, or email Latifah Salom.