Musicians' Union

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Major rights group launches campaign for fair remuneration of online revenues

Major rights group launches campaign for fair remuneration of online revenues

In May, four organisations representing more than 500,000 performers in Europe joined forces to campaign for the fair remuneration of online revenues. The Fair Internet for Performers Campaign (AEPO-ARTIS, EuroFIA, FIM and IAO) represents musicians, actors and dancers.

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Orchestra of the Royal Opera House accepts pay deal

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House accepts pay deal

Members of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House have voted in favour of a two-year pay deal: 2% for 2014/15 and 2% for 2015/16. The members also met in May to discuss the possibility of a new media agreement to take effect from September 2015.

Travelling overseas? Instrument passport now available

Travelling overseas? Instrument passport now available

You may be aware that for the past year we have been advising our members on the regulations regarding the movement of instruments containing Ivory, Rosewood, Abalone and other endangered species overseas.

TUC Black Workers Conference

The TUC Black Workers Conference was held at Congress House, London on 17-19 April 2015. This is a major annual event attended by delegations sent by trade unions that are affiliated to the TUC. MU delegate Nixon Rosembert spoke at the conference that carried a theme of ‘fighting for decent jobs, decent hours and decent pay’.

TUC launches LGBT Charter

The TUC’s new Charter for International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Solidarity explains how unions can support the struggles of LGBT people in the many countries where homosexuality is illegal and subject to popular prejudice.

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