- VFX campaign update ....
Following a VFX branch steering group meeting on 7 May 2013, here's a summary of key actions for the next phase of the campaign from Gus Baker, organising official.
- TMA Pay Claim 2013-14
The union's pay claim for members covered by the TMA/BECTU agreement was submitted in mid-March. Talks should get underway in the next few weeks.
- VFX Forum backs union organisation
Well over 300 people took part in the VFX Forum held in central London on 3 April. We're at the beginning of a path which we hope will see better conditions for workers in VFX based in the UK coupled with a positive dialogue with industry employers.
- Organising VFX
BECTU is launching a new campaign to organise workers in VFX - an area of creative media production which is increasingly important to film and commercials.
- Factuals - are the employers fostering a culture of fear?
Since the Say No to Exploitation in TV campaign was launched last October there's no question that it has struck a chord. However are the employers who are at fault more focused on continuing to foster a culture of fear, than they are on addressing the real problems raised by the campaign?