MEAA shows solidarity with UK freelance grips

sm techsMEAA, the union that represents film and TV workers in Australia, expresses its support for UK freelance grips in their campaign for fair wages and conditions.

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Gods of Egypt Agreement registered after controversy

sm techsThe Gods of Egypt agreement has been registered following a controversial Federal Court decision made just days before it was due to be heard by the Fair Work Commission.

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San Andreas crew vote to reject producers’ proposed conditions

sm techsPre-production crew working on San Andreas yesterday rejected the producers’ proposed working conditions for crew by the narrowest of margins.

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MEAA Crew Win Fair Wage Backstage

sm techsMEAA members have finally won the long campaign to increase crew wages while protecting conditions. A new agreement has now been finalised between MEAA and commercial theatre producers.

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All the way for the Neighbours EBA

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Crew working on Neighbours in Melbourne recently resolved to go “all the way with the EBA!” – this means ramping up visibility on set and location and discussing what’s on the table with members and non-members so everyone is are aware of how this campaign will affect them. Freelance crew have also started talking to their colleagues in the industry about the campaign.

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MEAA urges members at Sovereign Hill to vote "NO"

sm techsMEAA workplace delegates and MEAA staff have been negotiating with Sovereign Hill management for a new EBA for several months. There are several issues that we are yet to reach agreement with management, including the annual increase.

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