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26 June 2019

The #ThisIsNotWorking alliance is calling on the government to change sexual harassment laws and improve workers' protection

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24 June 2019

A summary of the decisions made and the discussions held at the June meeting of Equity's governing body

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19 June 2019

Actor Kobna Holdbrook-Smith talks about winning an Olivier award, supporting ERA 50:50 and the importance of the union

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19 June 2019

A magician with a cancelled job turned to Equity for help

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19 June 2019

An interview with Ariane Barnes about the upcoming South & South East London General Branch event

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18 June 2019

This year members have identified immersive theatre as a priority area for the Professionally Made, Professionally Paid campaign

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18 June 2019

Small scale tours have been identified by members as a priority area for the Professionally Made, Professionally Paid campaign

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13 June 2019

If HMRC’s suggested guidelines for our sector are adopted it will have catastrophic consequences for all our members and the entertainment industry as a whole. This is a fight we cannot afford to lose

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13 June 2019

Equity has negotiated the first direct union agreement with Netflix

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11 June 2019

Following extensive negotiations and a ballot of members currently or recently working in the West End, we're pleased to announce the new West End Agreement

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30 June 2022

A new Commercial Theatre Variation Agreement ballot by Equity, the performing arts and entertainment trade union, has been backed by over 98% of those voting on a record turnout for ballots on this agreement.

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03 May 2022

Equity members working on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella were told on Sunday 1 May that the show will end on 12 June. Not only was the news shared on a Sunday before a bank holiday – meaning those affected could not contact their agent for support – but we understand that some cast members and stage management heard the news first through social media or the press. This is unacceptable - all creative workers deserve to be treated with dignity at work.

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