Jigsaw Productions Unionizes With WGA East

Jigsaw Productions Unionizes With WGA East
Producers, showrunners, APs and other freelance employees at Jigsaw Productions, the producer behind such recent documentaries as Totally Under Control, The Crime of the Century and Generation Hustle, have voted to unionize with the Writers Guild of America, East.

The Jigsaw Organizing Committee broke the news on social media today, writing: “Our goal is to work with the Wgae to negotiate a contract with Jigsaw Productions that addresses our concerns about compensation, crediting, diversity, and creates a more sustainable, equitable work environment. We fundamentally believe in what Jigsaw represents as a global brand. It’s that very ethos of telling difficult truths that inspires us to organize and align Jigsaw towards an equitable future. We believe that Jigsaw can be the catalyst for long overdue industry-wide change in nonfiction storytelling.”

The company’s nonfiction credits also include docuseries Dirty Money, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room and Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief,
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