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Know your rights: independent contractors V casual employee

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As a performer it is important to know whether you are being engaged as an independent contractor or employee as this has serious implication for your rights at work. Independent contractors Independent contractors are self-employed and responsible for the key elements of their work and engagement. These can include (but ...

Creative Workplaces will help to deliver safe and fair jobs in the arts and entertainment sectors

MEAA welcomes the Federal Government’s commitment to safer and fairer workplaces across all art forms with the establishment of the new Creative Workplaces organisation ...

SAG-AFTRA Strike Q&A

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Why has SAG-AFTRA called a strike? The 160,000 members of SAG-AFTRA, Hollywood's largest union, authorised a strike if a new agreement could not be reached by Wednesday, July 12, with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, an umbrella group representing studios like Warner, Colombia, Disney, Netflix, Amazon and ...

Red Bull win gives dancers wings

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Following collective action by members of Equity Committee Dancers Australia, Red Bull have committed to paying all 64 participants for their annual street dance competition – Dance Your Style. Dance Your Style participants will be paid in line with the Dancers Australia minimum fee. Following a meeting with Dancers Australia ...

Extras: Know your rights

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MEAA Equity recently held meetings with concerned extras who felt that their employee rights were not being upheld ...