WGA West Establishes System For Reporting Discrimination In Hiring & Representation

WGA West has established a confidential reporting system for members who believe they have been discriminated against during the recruitment process or when seeking representation. Guild leaders said in a release Friday, “If a studio executive, producer, agent or manager has convinced you that you are being discriminated against when seeking WGA-covered work, members should contact the Guild.” is encouraged to do so.”

“While the Guild does not participate in the recruitment of writers, as a labor union we are committed to fighting for a fairer and more equitable industry on behalf of all our members,” the Guild leaders said. “This can be achieved only by standing together against unfair practices. Therefore, in addition to supporting writers who experience harassment and discrimination at work, WGAW has established a confidential reporting system for writers who feel they have been discriminated against during the hiring process or when seeking representation. has gone.

The notice, signed by Guild’s officers and board of directors, states that “no action shall be taken on behalf of an author unless the author gives express permission. Upon receipt of the report, the Guild will take appropriate action while maintaining the anonymity of the individual complainants.