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Young Workers' Week 2017 is here!
Young Workers' Week 2017 is here!

19 November 2017

Young Workers' Week runs from 20-24 November 2017. Find out what the union has to offer, join us for support in your creative career and to help us to build that better workplace for staff and freelan...

Make Your Mark event at MediaCityUK
Make Your Mark event at MediaCityUK

19 November 2017

BECTU's support for new entrants to the creative sectors continues with Make Your Mark at MediaCityUK on Monday 20 November. And we still have a few tickets left.

Workers vote for groundbreaking feature film agreement
Workers vote for groundbreaking feature film agreement

14 November 2017

UK feature film workers have made an historic vote in support of a collective agreement for Major Motion Pictures.

Industry figures call for Picturehouse to settle pay dispute
Industry figures call for Picturehouse to settle pay dispute

9 November 2017

Industry figures, including I Daniel Blake producer Rebecca O’Brien and Suffragette director Sarah Gavron, write open letter to Picturehouse.

Celebrating Living Wage accreditation
Celebrating Living Wage accreditation

5 November 2017

It's official! As part of Prospect, BECTU is now proud to be accredited by the Living Wage Foundation as a Living Wage employer.

Blog: Challenging abuse of power
Blog: Challenging abuse of power

2 November 2017

We've all been outraged by the reports of Harvey Weinstein's chronic abuse of power. The courage of many women has encouraged others to come forward to report abuse across several sectors.

Costume & Hair & Make-Up members get together
Costume & Hair & Make-Up members get together

30 October 2017

As we approach the year's end its time for several branches to welcome members to their annual general meetings. These gatherings are a great opportunity to debate current issues and to plan for the f...

At last! Big budget film agreement goes to ballot
At last! Big budget film agreement goes to ballot

30 October 2017

After five years of talks, proposals for a Major Motion Picture Agreement are being presented to members in a ballot which gets underway today (Monday 30 October). Representatives from BECTU and emplo...

Is the BBC being privatised? Join the debate
Is the BBC being privatised? Join the debate

30 October 2017

BECTU's Writers Producers and Directors' branch hosts its annual general meeting this month. Established members are very much invited to take part. The branch also welcomes prospective members to com...

Long hours and Brexit headline union event
Long hours and Brexit headline union event

25 October 2017

One of the highlights of Union Week (16-20 October) was our BIG Crew event at London's Regent Hall attended by close to 200 people. Here Penny Vevers captures the essence of the discussion which cover...

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