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22 July 2021

Equity needs your input to stop the government from implementing their planned changes to Universal Credit and taking money away from those at risk of falling below the poverty line

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20 July 2021

Listen to the latest episode of our podcast for candid conversations about the big issues facing performers and creative workers right now. Host Jackie Clune talks to fellow Equity members about their experiences and how, together as a union, we're fighting to make positive change in the industry. Join us for personal stories, lively chat and a little laughter in the virtual green room.

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19 July 2021

Equity General Secretary Paul W Fleming has joined the TUC - and more than 39 British trade unions - in calling for the Government to reset it's approach to LGBT+ rights. The open letter to equalities minister Liz Truss criticises the government for its “inaction” on tackling discrimination and harassment faced by LGBT+ people.

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19 July 2021

Equity is very saddened to hear that the opening night of Cinderella is not taking place as planned. This is concerning and disappointing for all those involved in the production, who will have worked extremely hard, both physically and emotionally, to prepare themselves for the first performance.

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16 July 2021

This would mean – from the earlier date of 19 July, rather than the current planned date of 16 August –​ workers who come into close contact with someone who has Covid-19 do not have to self-isolate unless they test positive themselves

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09 July 2021

Equity has elected its Committees for the 2021–2023 term

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24 June 2021

The Equity for a Green New Deal (GND) network came together online last year, having been inspired by the wider movement in the US and UK. Green New Deal advocates aim to tackle the twin issues of climate crisis and economic injustice – which we believe to be interlinked – by focusing on industrial and financial policy, the creation of secure green jobs and addressing global inequality.

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24 June 2021

Equity has long been a champion of the needs of parents and carers at work. We are now backing two new campaigns that aim to increase inclusion in workplaces and end discrimination and they need your help.

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20 July 2021

Listen to the latest episode of our podcast for candid conversations about the big issues facing performers and creative workers right now. Host Jackie Clune talks to fellow Equity members about their experiences and how, together as a union, we're fighting to make positive change in the industry. Join us for personal stories, lively chat and a little laughter in the virtual green room.

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28 April 2021

Equity General Secretary Paul Fleming, together with leading cultural organisations and unions, has signed an open letter to Boris Johnson urging him to deliver on his promise to fix the Brexit crisis for the creative industries.

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19 October 2020

Save Union Learning! Save FEU Training! Sign the petition! Share on Social Media! Tell us your experience

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