• The Janus decision and the Workplace Democracy Act

    The U.S. Supreme Court’s June decision in Janus v. AFSCME dealt a significant blow to public sector unions, effectively requiring them to provide the benefits of union representation to non-members for free.

  • Pension Protection

    The future of our pension plan isn’t just dependent on what’s negotiated in the MBA every three years.

  • Senate Bill 822

    The WGAW joins California in the fight for an open internet. We need your help.

Welcome to the WGAW Political Department

The WGAW’s Political Department advocates on public policy issues of direct concern to writers and the Guild and also oversees contributions to the WGAW PAC. Our goal is to educate and organize broad support among WGAW members and provide Guild members with access to elected representatives and other government officials.


Find your congressional district or member


Read the latest news from the WGAW PAC (members only)


Watch WGAW Political-related video on our YouTube channel

What We Do

The WGAW’s Political Department fosters member participation in the political process, including testifying before legislative and regulatory bodies, writing op-eds, blogs, articles and letters to elected officials in order to influence opinion and public policy. Working with coalition partners our goal is to enhance the WGAW’s independent voice on behalf of our writers/members.