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28 February 2020

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

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27 February 2020

Equity General Secretary Christine Payne has questioned how the funding of the National Theatre of Scotland is being allocated.

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27 February 2020

Maureen spoke about the need to ensure that those starting out in our industry do so fully equipped with an understanding of their rights as workers – that they know that harassment and bullying are always unacceptable and have the confidence and strength to call it out.

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26 February 2020

Equity Comedians’ Network hosted an event to give advice to comedians considering taking a show to Edinburgh.

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25 February 2020

Equity President Maureen Beattie reacts to the news of Harvey Weinstein's rape conviction.

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24 February 2020

Equity, in partnership with the Young Vic theatre, hosted a panel event on 21 January with invited industry representatives to address issues of poor representation and portrayal of Gypsy, Romani and Traveller (GRT) communities and people on stage and screen.

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24 February 2020

From April 1st 2020 Equity members working for Independent Theatre Council (ITC) members on the Ethical Manager Agreement will see pay rises of up to 24% now a deal has been agreed and ratified by Equity’s Stage Committee and ITC Working Party.

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21 February 2020

Equity has concluded negotiations on its agreements with SOLT and UK Theatre for theatre designers, delivering an improved package of terms and conditions for members.

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20 February 2020

Advice on the upcoming roll out of off-payroll working on April 6.

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20 February 2020

Equity publishes open letter in response to 'Let's Create', ACE's 10 year strategy.

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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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