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WGAE Calls For Exemption From Affordable Care Act’s “Cadillac Tax”

NEW YORK, NY (AUGUST 27, 2015) – The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE), a labor union representing thousands of writers from film, television and digital media, today filed comments with the Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service calling for collectively bargained health plans to be exempt from the Affordable Care Act’s “Cadillac […]

Discovery CEO Gets “Survival Kit” From Non-Fiction Producers

NEW YORK, NY (AUGUST 24, 2015) – Union representatives delivered a “Non-Fiction Producers’ Survival Kit” to Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav to mark the enormous contrast between his generous $156 million pay package and the extremely difficult conditions endured by the men and women who make shows for his television networks at production companies like […]

ITV Agrees to Remedy Violations of Federal Labor Law

NEW YORK, NY (AUGUST 20, 2015) – Writer-producers at ITV’s New York-based nonfiction TV production company voted to be represented by the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) several years ago, but the company has engaged in bad faith bargaining since that time in an effort to thwart its employees’ decision to unionize. This week the […]

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