- TV Factuals workers in Canada report similar concerns about working conditions
The Canadian Media Guild has released its initial report on the findings from a survey of TV factual workers. The findings are strikingly similar to the views of UK workers.
- Factuals code of practice in wider circulation
BECTU, in consultation with members of the Writers Producers and Directors branch, has drawn up a Factuals Code of Practice. More than 120 employers (and counting) are being encouraged to adopt the code as one step forward in improving conditions for the workforce.
- 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.