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The Minimum Basic Agreement (MBA) is the collective bargaining agreement that covers the benefits, rights, and protections for most of the work done by WGA members.
The Minimum Basic Agreement (MBA) was renegotiated in 2017. This summary offers a simplified overview of the amendments in the new agreement.
The Schedule of Minimums details the minimum rates of compensation for writers covered under the Minimum Basic Agreement (MBA). Review the minimums for writers covered by the 2017 MBA.
Access the full text of the 2014 Minimum Basic Agreement (MBA) and the Memorandum of Agreement for the 2017 MBA.
Find other freelance contracts and agreements, such as the Low Budget Agreement, the New Media Sideletter, and Collaboration Agreements.
The 2017 MBA includes increased residuals for HBSVOD programs when they are reused on the original SVOD service.