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UK government says short films must pay actors


Unequivocal advise has been issued this month that short films must pay actors NMW Follow this link The UK government run business resource Business Link, it is now stated clearly AS AN EXAMPLE that minimum wage must be paid to … Continue reading

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This is a response to the recent NewsBlog in The Stage online. The comments filter does not allow all the hyperlinks required to substantiate the facts.  So this is the reposting with all the links. Hi Georgie. Au contraire, mon … Continue reading

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PAID TRIBUNAL OPPORTUNITY: You Me Bum Bum Train


TARGET: YOU ME BUM BUM TRAIN This is a call to action for everyone in the Low Pay/No Pay network:  Send a message to all wannabe employers; minimum wage is here to stay. A runaway success like YMBBT has to … Continue reading

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PAID TRIBUNAL OPPORTUNITY: They Want You (Feature Film)


ActorsMinimumWage has decided to enter the business of finding jobs for actors! The only hitch is that these jobs are advertised as unpaid or underpaid. You will have to take the company to tribunal to get your wages. Of course … Continue reading

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Equity Young Members Committee leading union in using tribunals


The Equity Young Members Committee has given the Union it’s teeth back!  The following motion- passed at the Annual Representative Conference- will put the information in all members hands which will allow them to get paid via tribunal for unpaid … Continue reading

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Tribunal roundup: Employers Dodging Minimum Wage Pay-up


Posted via TV Watercooler In case there is any doubt about whether you should be paid if you are an intern (or unpaid actor) being treated as a worker, three recent industrial tribunals have all separately weighed in with a … Continue reading

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Has the National Trust launched the most humiliating internship ever? | Graduate Fog


via Has the National Trust launched the most humiliating internship ever? | Graduate Fog. Published: April 12, 2011 CHARITY’S ASTOUNDING ARROGANCE STUNS GRADUATE FOG In the last few months, Graduate Fog has seen some shocking displays of arrogance among those organisations … Continue reading

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We Are Not Amused with the Old Vic


A major entertainment union has reached out to touch the Old Vic again. The issue; unpaid workers.  Looks like there are concerns that the Old Vic Tunnels recruits unpaid actors for visiting companies. And these companies of course have a … Continue reading

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Discuss: Widening Participation


Unpaid acting work deters widening participation at drama schools. Discuss.

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Any film producers want to go on TV?


Hello- saw this request on Nick Thomas-Webster’s ‘Unpaid Extras in the UK?? Not any more’ Facebook group.  Thought I might put it out there to see if anyone could help.  Nick is the chap who just won a tribunal against a … Continue reading

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