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Changing nature of work makes portable long service leave essential, says MEAA

With an increasing number of its members in transient, freelance or short-term employment, MEAA, the union for Australia’s creative professionals, is calling for reforms to make portable long service leave available to all workers.

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Last update: October 21, 2015
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MEAA establishes Australian Basketballers’ Association

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) is thrilled to welcome aboard the Australian Basketballers’ Association (ABA) as a new body to represent the country’s top men and women basketballers.

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Last update: October 21, 2015
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Entertainment workers’ union says cuts to weekend pay are not on

Workers in the entertainment and arts industries who work on weekends face substantial cuts to their pay under recommendations from the Productivity Commission’s review into the workplace system, says their union, the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance.

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Last update: October 21, 2015
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Stunt performer Grant Page to be honoured with Equity Lifetime Achievement Award

Legendary Australian stunt performer Grant Page is the recipient of the 2015 Equity Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Foxtel.

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Last update: October 21, 2015
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Full impact of arts cuts revealed

The full impact of cuts to arts funding by the federal government was revealed yesterday with the release of a revised grants structure by the Australia Council, says the Media, Entertainment % Arts Alliance, the union and industry advocate for Australia’s creative professionals.

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Last update: October 21, 2015
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MCEC workers call on ALP members’ support

Staff at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), the venue holding the ALP annual conference, are calling on support from the Labor Party in their fight for better pay and working conditions.

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Last update: September 18, 2015
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MEAA condemns the ongoing detention of journalists in Egypt

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), the trade union and professional association for media workers in Australia, joins the global condemnation over the ongoing detention of our colleagues Peter Greste, Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, who have been arbitrarily imprisoned by Egyptian authorities since December 29.

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Last update: September 16, 2015