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Ask Your Council to Spend 50p for Culture

21 June 2015

Equity Yorkshire Ridings General Branch has published a pack for members and supporters to use to ask their Local Authority to spend 50p per person per week on Arts, Culture and Heritage

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YRGB Committee Member Kat wins Equity competition

28 May 2015

Yorkshire Ridings General Branch Committee Member Kat Rose-Martin won the Live Entertainment Works "selfie" Competition.

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ARC Supports Regional Casting Policy

25 May 2015

A motion calling on Equity to develop its campaigning for Regional Production and Local Casting was overwhelmingly passed at the 2015 Annual Representative Conference.

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Common Law Husband and Wife – The Myth

27 April 2015

Advice from Morrish solicitors on protecting your rights when living as a cohabiting couple.

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Equity Council endorses #castitinyorkshire

27 April 2015

The April 2015 Equity Council Meeting has endorsed the Branch's Cast It In Yorkshire Campaign. This is the text to the Branch's motion to Council.

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YRGB Training Day Success

2 April 2015

Eleven Branch members discussed how to encourage members to get involved in the Branch, ideas to make Branch activities more welcoming, the rôles of Branch Officers and what the Branch has to do and how it could do it better at our Training Day in March with Equity’s National Training Manager Louise Grainger.

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Your Last Chance - Don’t Lose Your Vote - Register Now!

2 April 2015

To be able to vote in this May’s General and Local Elections make sure you and your friends are registered to vote before 20 April.

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Equity Success at #yhtuc15

30 March 2015

Equity’s motions on Defending Arts and Cultural Investment, Supporting Regional Casting, National Minimum Wage Enforcement and Protection for All Workers were all passed unanimously at the Yorkshire and the Humber Regional TUC Annual General Meeting on 28 & 29 March.

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Yorks motions agreed by Northern Area AGM

3 March 2015

Four motions on Regional Casting, the use of the term ‘Supernumeraries’ in contracts, Health and Safety and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, all drafted by members of the Yorkshire Ridings General Branch Committee, were agreed by the Northern Area Members’ Open Meeting in Sheffield on 2 March. The meeting voted for the motion on Regional Production and Casting, arising from #castitinyorkshire, to be sent to the ARC as the Northern Area AGM motion.

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Equity at Yorkshire and the Humber TUC AGM

27 February 2015

Equity has submitted four motions on Defending Arts and Cultural Investment, Supporting Regional Casting, National Minimum Wage Enforcement and Protection for all workers to the Yorkshire and the Humber Regional TUC Annual General Meeting on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March 2015. The union will be represented by will be represented at the AGM by Lee Toomes, Pete Keal and Regional Organiser Max Beckmann

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