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The European Region of the Media, Entertainment & Arts sector of Union Global Union (UNI MEI), represents over 70 unions and guilds in the media, entertainment and arts sector in Europe. The membership of its affiliates includes technicians, screenwriters, film directors and other workers in broadcasting, cinema, theatre as well as in visual arts.
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Covid 19: outlook for the Live Performance sector and measures needed

Wednesday 14 October 2020

The pandemic and lockdown have had major consequences in the Live Performance sector, as venues have been forced to fully close down and tours have been cancelled. This has had a huge impact on the economic stability of the sector as a whole, but also on individual workers, many of whom are freelance and self-employed,…

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EURO-MEI, FIA, FIM and EFJ launch publication on organising freelancers in the Media, Arts and Entertainment Sector

Monday 13 July 2020

The media, arts and entertainment sector is characterised by a high rate of freelance, self-employed or otherwise “atypical” workers, who are difficult to organise for trade unions. Drawing on the key findings of a two-year EU-funded project, four trade union federations EURO-MEI, FIA, FIM and EFJ publish today a handbook on Trade Union Organising in…

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“What you do not see does not exist” – Promoting gender equality & diversity in the European audiovisual sector

Friday 3 July 2020

Illustrations: © Yasmine Gateau The social partners of the EU Social Dialogue Committee in the Audiovisual sector – commercial and public broadcasters, producers, and trade unions representing journalists, cast and crew – have been cooperating to promote gender equality in film, radio and television for many years already. After the adoption of a Framework of…

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Achieving gender equality and promoting diversity in the European audiovisual sector

Tuesday 2 June 2020

A Good Practice Handbook and a webinar to learn more from the experiences on the ground The social partners of the EU Social Dialogue Committee in the Audiovisual sector – commercial and public broadcasters, producers, and trade unions representing journalists, cast and crew, and other audiovisual professionals – have been cooperating to promote gender equality…

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