Writers Strike: Other Guilds Pledge Support For WGA On Day 1

Refresh for updates… The Writers Guild strike is not abating now but 235340176/" data-type="post" data-id="1235340176">HereAnd Hollywood, entertainment and other sectors are weighing in to show their support for the Guild. wga In its labor action against the studio. Here’s what we’re hearing so far.

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Producers Guild of America Tuesday morning weighed in with:

“The Producers Guild of America stands with the Writers Guild as its members demand fair and equal compensation for their work in making the difficult decision to strike to drive meaningful change within our industry. We believe that everyone working in the film and television industry should be fairly compensated for their work and receive the necessary benefits.

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what’s here AFL-CIO President Liz Schuler, who leads the nation’s largest federation of unions, said Tuesday:

The 12.5 million members of the AFL-CIO stand in strong solidarity with the members of WGAE and WGAW, who went on strike this morning to fight for a fair contract that recognizes the tremendous value these writers bring to the entertainment industry. recognizes.

Writers are the lifeblood of film, television, and other entertainment, and they deserve a fair contract that ensures these important jobs pay family-supporting wages and include decent benefits like health care and retirement. Producers make billions in profits from the words that bring the magic of film and television to life for audiences in the United States and around the world. It is extremely disappointing that the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) is not bargaining in good faith to award a fair contract. We call on producers to immediately reach an agreement with WGAE and WGAW that respects the important work writers do to entertain millions of people every day.

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