A day after the WGA’s rank and file ratified the union’s new AMPTP contract, the East Coast branch has sealed a deal with the NYC producer of such nonfiction cable fare as Doomsday Preppers, Man vs. Food, and Bad Ink. The WGA East said today that it has reached a new collective bargaining pact with Sharp Entertainment that covers its writers and producers. Said WGAE Executive Driector Lowell Peterson: “We are very pleased to have reached an agreement with Sharp that includes the provisions we have won for writer-producers employed by other nonfiction TV production companies – compensation minimums, paid time off, union security, grievance and arbitration and, perhaps most importantly, employer-provided health benefits.”
WGA East Pacts With Sharp Entertainment
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