Casual service may count towards redundancy payouts – FWC

August 30, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS #MEAAEquity #MEAAMedia #MEAAMusic #MEAASOMA #MEAASport News

Following a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission, employers must now count periods of regular and systematic casual employment when calculating redundancy payments for permanent employees.

Spotlight on Sophie Bruhn

August 29, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS

Sophie Bruhn has been working at Wallis Cinemas since she finished school as a casual. Also a freelance theatre producer, Sophie speaks to MEAA about her love of the industry, the freedom, flexibility and highlights of her role at Wallis, and how being a MEAA member makes her feel connected to the community. 

Statement from MEAA

August 26, 2016 #MEAAMedia #walkleys MediaRoom News Other statements

The account of people associated with MEAA offering cocaine at the Walkley Awards last year is disturbing and distressing.

MEAA seeks to uphold high ethical standards in every aspect of our work, and expects that of all employees and officers at all times.

Our rules provide for strict sanctions, including expulsion, for anyone found guilty of serious misconduct. If information comes to ...

Spotlight on John Lafferty

August 22, 2016 #MEAACrew #MEAAECS

John Lafferty works in customer service at Etihad Stadium, he chats to MEAA about what its like working at one of Melbourne’s biggest venues, what it takes to get into the industry and why it’s important for him to be a MEAA member.

Profile of actor Aaron Pedersen

August 19, 2016 #MEAAEquity

Equity member Aaron Pedersen’s focus has always been on longevity in the industry. After three decades and with a critically acclaimed new thriller under his belt, he tells Lizzie Franks he reckons he’s about halfway through his career