The MBA is the collective bargaining agreement that covers most of the work done by WGA writers. If you have questions regarding the application or interpretation of its provisions, contact the Guild’s Contracts Department or call (323) 782-4501.

Please refer to the Memorandum of Agreement for the 2020 WGA Theatrical and Television Basic Agreement, linked below, for terms of the new MBA. The 2020 MBA and Schedule of Minimums will be available here as soon as the documents are finalized.

Memorandum of Agreement for the 2020 WGA Theatrical and Television Basic Agreement .
Summary of the 2020 MBA
2020 MBA Contract Changes FAQ

Previous Minimum Basic Agreements

2017 Minimum Basic Agreement
2014 Minimum Basic Agreement
2011 Minimum Basic Agreement

The 2017 Schedule of Minimums may be downloaded below.

2017 Schedule of Minimums

If you would like to purchase a hard copy of the MBA or prior agreements or schedules, email Operations.