Fairness Rocks News Almost 800 Writers Sign WGA “Statement of Support” in Agency Fight


Fairness Rocks News Almost 800 Writers Sign WGA “Statement of Support” in Agency Fight

Home Industry News Almost 800 Writers Sign WGA “Statement of Support” in Agency Fight

Author: Jonathan Handel

Date: March 23, 2019

Original Source: Hollywood Reporter

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Almost 800 Writers Sign WGA “Statement of Support” in Agency Fight

Over 770 writers, including many top showrunners and screenwriters, have signed a WGA “Statement of Support” pledging to fire their agents if the representatives don’t sign on to an agreement satisfactory to the union, among other things. That could mean an en masse parting of the ways as early as April 7 if there is no negotiated settlement between the guild and the Association of Talent Agents in their dispute over packaging fees and affiliate production.

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