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Creating decent work and providing dignity for those who cannot work is at the heart of the battle against austerity and tackling inequality.
The decision follows the MU’s forum on ‘The Future of Music in Scotland,’ which was held on 11 April 2014 at Glasgow City Halls.
Beyond Borders - a co-commissioning and touring programme run in partnership with Creative Scotland, Arts Council of Wales, Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Colwinston Trust.
The Musicians’ Hearing Service (MHS) is offering a set of ERs at £138, with a free hearing test for anyone who has ERs that were purchased in 2008 or before.
The MU is launching a campaign for fair pay for musicians which can be found at www.worknotplay.co.uk. The campaign comes in response to the growing number of examples of musicians being expected to work for free whilst other workers involved in the event are being paid. Share your comments on Twitter using #WorkNotPlayMU.
The Scotland on Sunday newspaper has launched a campaign to scrap fees for instrumental music lessons in Scottish schools.
STUC has launched a discussion on Scotland’s future via a series of events and an online consultation.
For everyone involved in jazz education in Scotland – teachers, instrumental instructors, bandleaders, jazz musicians or organisers – the Scottish Jazz Federation (SJF) is running two one-day events.
Affiliated trade unions are able to submit motions for debate and send a delegation of LGBT members to the conference to discuss issues affecting them as workers and issues relevant to the LGBT community.