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News

19 Oct 2017

The MU is Here to Support You If You Face Inappropriate Behaviour at Work​

We are here to offer support and guidance if you face sexual harassment, exploitation or abuse at work. If you are an employed or self-employed musician, regardless of which part of the industry you work in, you can talk to us. We will listen.

16 Oct 2017

Report from the MU Midlands Region AGM

The Regional Organiser’s report from the recent Midlands Region AGM held in Birmingham on 12 September 2017 is now available.

06 Jul 2017

Not Getting Paid Properly For Your Gigs?

Musicians’ Union (MU) Midlands officials recovered over £6,300 in outstanding unpaid gig monies and cancellation fees on behalf of nine members in the second quarter of 2017.

06 Jul 2017

Upcoming Workshops & Events in the Midlands

Save the dates – a look at the festivals, workshops and events coming up in the Musicians’ Union (MU) Midlands Region.

06 Jul 2017

Midlands TUC Cultural Manifesto

Musicians’ Union (MU) Midlands is exploring how to use the Midlands Cultural Manifesto as a campaigning tool to encourage the West Midlands Combined Authority and local councils to support music.

02 Jun 2017

MPs & Peers: Please Support Musicians Working in the EU

The Musicians’ Union (MU) is calling on MPs to support musicians working in the EU – share the pledge! #WorkingInTheEU

31 May 2017

General Election 2017

The Musicians’ Union (MU) is pleased by many of the policies in the Labour manifesto, and that the Labour Party has acknowledged major concerns that musicians have around Brexit.

28 Apr 2017

Campaign for Parental Pay Equality

We support the Campaign for Parental Pay Equality. Please take their short survey to help make the case for Shared Parental Pay for self-employed parents.