The agreement between UK Theatre and Bectu covers most commercial and subsidised theatres outside London. The agreement between BECTU and SOLT (Society of London Theatres) includes West End Theater in London. Although there is no agreement to cover this production area, Camera Branch strives to ensure that the crew is aware of their rights and is not abused. An action plan for this sector is in development, you can contribute to the consultation by downloading the document here. In the meantime, there is a useful resource here [archived link here] for information about your rights in the workplace and a practical fact card the size of a phone. The two Hollywood studios, which are members of Pact (Universal and Warners), were consulted on the deal and the other majors were consulted on the members of the Production Guild who employ them. Entertainment union Bectu and the producers` union pact have reached a “historic” agreement on the working conditions of films shot in Britain, with budgets of more than 30 million pounds. Alison Small, Managing Director of The Production Guild, added: “The pact/BECTU agreement for major feature films allows the crew and producers to have clarity on the terms and conditions of use of these films, which is very positive.” Bectu has worked on negotiating a series of collective agreements covering film, television and theatre workers. We also encourage agreements that guarantee good practice such as the APA and implement a number of vocational training programmes, which are below: Bectus National Secretary Spencer MacDonald added: “This is a historic vote and the UK`s first national agreement on the crew of Major Picture Motions. The agreement outlines workers` rights and protection and is part of a growing industry that continues to attract record investment.┬áThe full agreement can be found by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page or on Bectu`s website. You can print and keep your own copy.

Please get to know it in depth, the points highlighted above will be explained in more detail in the full document. The agreement contains a clause that involves periodic review and, if necessary, a point review. This means that this is a step forward, but not the end goal. The fact is that it is a negotiation, that it is a negotiation. That means that we have gained ground in some respects, but we have had to compromise on other points, but we think they are worth it. This agreement will provide all services on terms and conditions parity and will also benefit dailies that in the past did not have the same benefits as contracted crew members.

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