BOOM! Studios Begins Work with #DisneyMustPay Task Force

For Immediate Release May 25, 2021 For More Information Kevin Lampe Kurth Lampe Worldwide (312) 617-7280 kevin@kurthlampe.com TaskForce@WritersMustBePaid.org BOOM! Studios Begins Work with #DisneyMustPay Task Force LOS ANGELES (May 25) – The #DisneyMustPay Joint Task Force is pleased to announce that BOOM! Studios have begun to work with them to achieve the Task Force’s goals […]

Freelancers Support the PRO Act – Not Misinformation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Larry Goldbetter, lgoldbetter@nwu.org  Freelance Organizations Support The PRO Act, Condemn Misinformation MONDAY, APRIL 26 – The National Writers Union and the Freelance Solidarity Project reiterate our support for the PRO Act, which has also been endorsed by the Authors Guild, the Freelancers Union, the Dramatists Guild, and a host of other freelance writer and creator organizations. We urge […]

How The PRO Act Helps Freelancers: A Legal Analysis

In March, the National Writers Union and the Freelance Solidarity Project released a statement of support for the PRO Act, which has also been endorsed by the Author’s Guild, the Freelancers Union, the Dramatist Guild, and a host of other freelance writer and creator organizations. These organizations reject the false claim that the PRO Act’s […]

George Floyd and Moving Heaven and Earth

Let’s face it. It took millions of people taking to the streets for a solid year, thousands of arrests and literally moving heaven and earth to get the conviction of one racist cop who murdered George Floyd on camera, for the whole world to see. This is hardly balancing the “scales of justice.” In fact, […]

Announcing NWU National, Chapter and Delegate Elections  

It’s time for NWU elections. Later this month you will receive a call for nominations that will include a description of each office and instructions on how to self-nominate for the position of your choice.  All contested elections will be conducted electronically under the direction and supervision of E-Ballot. They will send out the ballots […]

NWU Enters Service Agreement with the Graphic Communications Conference

On Saturday, April 10, the NWU Executive Board and Delegates voted by a 2-1 margin to accept a service agreement with the Graphic Communications Conference (GCC) of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters(IBT). The service agreement is not an affiliation, but calls for NWU to have access to legal, organizing and legislative assistance, strategic research, training […]

Music and Entertainment Community Statement on Final Passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

 Washington, D.C. (March 10, 2021) Today representatives of the American music and entertainment community issued the following statement on the passage of the COVID-19 relief and economic stimulus bill. “The American Rescue Plan provides absolutely essential economic relief for workers in the American creative community who continue to face an uncertain path back to work […]