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WGA West Members Facing Higher Health Care Costs

24 July, 2017 (17:49) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary July 24, 2017 | 03:08PM PT Members of the Writers Guild of America West will face higher health costs next year, the guild’s leaders have told members. The missive was sent Monday to the 9,000 members of the WGA by president Howard Rodman, VP David A. Goodman, secretary-treasurer Aaron Mendelsohn, […]

Streaming Services Will Pay A Lot More Residuals Under New WGA Pact

11 May, 2017 (15:59) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb May 11, 2017 3:11pm EXCLUSIVE: Netflix, Amazon and Hulu will be paying a lot more in writers’ residuals under the new WGA film and TV contract. New details, outlined by WGA West, reveal that high-budget shows they run will generate anywhere between $3,448-$34,637 more residuals per episode over the life of the […]

WGA’s New Contract Provides Major Boost To Keep Health Plan Solvent; Other Key Elements Of Pact Revealed!

5 May, 2017 (12:15) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb May 5, 2017 11:39am The WGA’s ailing health plan will get a $65.85 million infusion of employer contributions over the next three years to keep it solvent once the guild’s new contract is ratified by the members. Combined with $21 million in cost savings, the additional revenue and savings will provide $86.85 […]

WGA Threatens to Bar TV Producer Larry Levinson for Unpaid Residuals!

23 April, 2014 (13:40) | 2014 | By: Arlin Miller

April 22, 2014 | 04:47PM PT   Dave McNary Film Reporter @Variety_DMcNary The Writers Guild of America West has told TV movie producer Larry Levinson that he will not be able to use WGA writers on his shows if he does not pay up residuals. TV PILOTS/DEVELOPMENT SCORECARD: Follow all of the development action during […]