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Salon Media’s Editorial Staff To Unionize with the Writers Guild of America, East

NEW YORK, NY (JULY 2, 2015) – The editorial staff at Salon Media, Inc., the pioneering digital media outlet founded in 1995, today issued the following letter announcing plans to unionize with the Writers Guild of America, East, AFL-CIO (WGAE): WHY WE’RE ORGANIZING Salon’s editorial staff is unionizing. Here’s why We, the editorial staffers at […]

WGAE & Optomen Production Agree To New Three-Year Contract

NEW YORK, NY (JUNE 29, 2015) – The Writers Guild of America, East is pleased to announce it has negotiated a new three-year contract with Optomen Productions, which makes nonfiction programs for cable television networks. Three years ago Optomen became the first nonfiction production company to negotiate a collective bargaining agreement with the WGAE, and […]

WGAE Announces Council Candidates For 2015 Election

NEW YORK, NY (June 16, 2015) – The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced today the 2015 nominees for its Council election. Nine council seats will expire this year, six (6) Freelance and three (3) Staff, as well as the offices of President, Vice President and Secretary-Treasurer. The terms for newly elected Council members […]

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