This section provides general information on employment law. If you have specific questions, you should seek legal advice from a lawyer or trade union.
Charter signatories - includes the key guilds, unions and trade associations in the film sector.
Professional development and mentoring - explains how those with experience in the industry can develop their own skills and pass on their knowledge to a new generation.
Employment rights for freelance workers are more limited than for employees, but include:
- Not to be wrongfully dismissed
- Minimum wage
- To be accompanied in disciplinary and grievance hearings
- Working time protection
- Not to suffer unlawful deductions
- Not to have to make payments to employer
- Not to suffer a detriment for enforcing working time rights
- Not to suffer a detriment for making a protected disclosure
- Not to be less favourably treated on ground of fixed-term employment
- Protection from discrimination on grounds of sex, race, disability, religious belief and sexual orientation
- Equal pay
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