Service providers should use service contracts whenever they intend to provide services to customers and protect their own interests and ensure that they are remunerated accordingly. They may want to document the rate of pay for services, billing frequency, insurance clauses, etc. The form contains gaps that need to be filled and boxes checked to reflect the individual agreement as negotiated. Please ensure that all relevant fields are completed. If submitted to the MBA, the mba terms will replace any provisions in the form that are less favorable. This form also contains provisions that are not required in the MBA, but that the WGAW recognizes as a « standard » or that must be negotiated in an individual author`s contract. Please call WGAW if you have any questions. The contract is intended to facilitate the negotiation process between an editor or his representative and a company that employs that writer. Companies, writers and their representatives can use these forms to recall employment contracts before filing a « long » contract.
An accurate description of the services gives the client a clear idea of what to expect and allows the service provider to know what is expected of them. .