Contract Enforcement Paid Writers Millions in 2021
Guild Residuals and Legal Departments enforce the MBA to combat studios’ problematic payment practices.
Last week, the Guild announced a recent landmark arbitration award involving undervaluation of imputed license fees by Netflix. What many members may not know is that this outcome was the result of the type of proactive contract enforcement the WGAW does every day.
In 2021, the Guild’s Legal Department collected more than $18 million in compensation, residuals, and pension & health contributions for members, as well as interest on those unpaid amounts, including $156,245 in interest for writers who had been paid late. Read more >>