U.K. Union Equity Strikes Coronavirus Pay Deals For Soap Actors, Theater Workers
Published on Apr 08, 2020
U.K. actors union Equity has agreed a financial support deal with producers and broadcasters for on-screen artists working in continuing dramas such as “EastEnders” and “Coronation Street” following a complete shutdown of production due to coronavirus.
Equity said it has agreed monthly payments for cast that either meet or come very close to government schemes for employed and self-employed workers, which mean they are likely to receive around 80% of their regular monthly pay or profits up to £2,500 a month.
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Author: Tim Dams