Saying that “this can be my final official request as President of the WGAW,” David A. Goodman is asking members to take a fast survey concerning the present standing of their illustration by brokers and managers. Goodman’s time period ends on September 21, when he’ll be succeeded by Meredith Stiehm, who was one of many leaders within the WGA’s historic marketing campaign to reshape the company enterprise.
“As practically six months have handed since the conclusion of the Company Marketing campaign, and my nightmares have virtually stopped,” he quipped in an electronic mail to members, “the Guild needs to raised perceive how members are represented, whether or not that be with an company, a supervisor, neither or each. It’ll solely take you a minute to assist us replace your illustration info. And when you don’t have illustration, we have to know that, too.”
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The survey has 5 elements:
1. Are you at the moment represented by a franchised company?
2. Please inform us which franchised company represents you.
3. Are at the moment searching for to be represented by a franchised company?
4. Why are you not searching for to be represented by a franchised company?
5. Are you at the moment represented by a administration firm?
Potential solutions to Query 4 embody:
a. I don’t want or need company illustration
b. I’m glad being represented by a supervisor with out company illustration
c. I’m glad being represented by a lawyer with out company illustration
d. I ended searching for company illustration after unsuccessful try(s) to get signed
Having just lately received its two-year authorized battle with the foremost businesses, solutions to the final two questions might be necessary if the WGA decides to tackle private managers subsequent. In contrast to brokers, managers should not regulated by both the guild or the state. Managers, nevertheless, performed a key function in serving to members discover work after they fired their agents en masse initially of the company marketing campaign.
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