Writers Guild Seeks Dismissal of Agencies’ Antitrust Lawsuit

Published on Oct 12, 2019

The Writers Guild of America has filed for a dismissal of the antitrust suit filed by CAA, UTA and Wme, which accuses the union of engaging in an illegal group boycott.

The WGA filed the motion Friday in federal court in Los Angeles and sought a Dec. 6 hearing before U.S. District Court Judge Andre Birotte. The agencies had consolidated their complaint on Sept. 27 and repeated allegations that were filed in individual agency suits in June and July, accusing the WGA of abusing its collective bargaining authority and engaging in an unlawful “power grab.”

The WGA said in its filing

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Author: Dave McNary