Penny Vevers, communications and events officer, writes on the special screening of Belonging which took place at the Cinema Museum on 6 November 2017.
At a time when shocking evidence of workplace abuse of power is causing all employers to review their procedures, with sexual harassment at top of the list, Sarah Ward, national secretary, reassures workers in the creative sectors that BECTU will continue to support members to pursue their complaints.
A proposition on 'Great Jobs' was passed at the TUC's Brighton Congress on Monday 11 September. BECTU Sector Executive Committee member and delegate at TUC Congress, Mike Dick took to the stage to share his support for the motion, and to argue for quality, decent jobs for staff and freelancers in the creative sectors.
With pay at the BBC at the centre of a national debate, BECTU officials, Sarah Ward and Noel McClean, respectively, national secretary and assistant national secretary, confirm just where BECTU stands.
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BECTU is the UK's media and entertainment trade union; sectors covered include broadcasting, film, independent production, theatre and the arts, IT and telecoms, live events, leisure and digital media.