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UK Tribunal Awards Pay to Actors for Work in Fringe Production


Well, it has happened. ‘Profit share’ as we know it has gone on trial, and profit share lost. The Guardian reports: Advertisements

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US Court Rules Film Interns Eligible for Minimum Wage


It’s Old News for many of us in the UK, but now a court in the USA has ruled that wages need to be paid to production interns. ABC news reports that the judge determined that the two men who … Continue reading

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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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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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Guardian newspaper: coalition to end unpaid internships


http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2011/apr/05/nick-clegg-social-mobility-strategy Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg believes ‘internships have been the almost exclusive preserve of the sharp-elbowed and the well-connected’. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters The government is aiming to reverse the growing culture of unpaid internships, which favour the wealthy and … Continue reading

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The Stage / News / Equity encourages performers to take action against unpaid work


The Stage / News / Equity encourages performers to take action against unpaid work. Equity is calling on its members to consider legal action against organisations that try to bypass the law.

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Equity/BECTU bust Avalon TV over unpaid ‘Al Murry’ extras


The Stage reports” Avalon’s advert, spotted by The Stage, said it needed “extras for a shoot with Al Murray”, promising that those who participate will “be part of our television show’s title sequence” and have the chance to “meet Al … Continue reading

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Police claim MI5 said it was OK to hire unpaid actors


A shocking allegegation of minimum wage infractions by people who should really know better: the Police. From a lead NEWS article in THE STAGE written by Jamie Elliott based on a tip off from TVWatercooler.org. “The Association of Chief Police Officers … Continue reading

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