Disney Demands Showrunners Work During WGA Writers Strike

Writers Guild of America Strike Authorization Vote April 2023

Studios such as Disney and Warner Bros. Studios are starting to demand that writers must perform non-writing duties and may have to act against their guild’s own mandates during the writers strike. Writers Guild of America Writers Strike This week, Disney and Warner Bros. Studios sent out a letter to showrunners employed by its various … Read more

Writers Guild of America Begins Strike & Picketing Today

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike is underway after negotiations with various studios and streaming platforms regarding royalties and residual payments have failed. Union members overwhelmingly voted to strike in mid-April, but the strike officially began when the contract expired at midnight on the morning of May 2, 2023. A total of 9,218 writers … Read more

Writers Guild Members Approve Vote to Strike Amidst Growing Concerns Surrounding Streaming Platforms

Members of the Writers Guild of America have overwhelmingly authorized a motion to strike as negotiations surrounding royalties and residual payments from streaming content have reached a stalemate. In a record-setting vote earlier today, nearly 98 percent of eligible members of the Writers Guild West and East voted to authorize a strike. A total of 9,218 writers … Read more