Fringe venues face new demands to improvement treatment of staff



Pressure is mounting on Fringe operators accused of exploiting workers after a new landmark conduct of conduct for employers was agree between organisers of the festival and union leaders.
It is aimed at ensuring the “highest possible standards” are in place across the board.
The Fringe Society has reached agreement with BECTU, the UK’s main entertainment industry union, on a “good employment practice” guide following months of behind-the-scenes talks.
Venues and companies staging shows are being urged to follow the new guidance, which has been published after the city council unveiled its... read more

 
10 August 2018 in Politics, Views: 93
Source: Scotsman
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