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Date / Time: Wednesday 17th April

Duration: 10.30 - 13.00

Venue: Leicester Adult Education College

Practitioner: Amy Dawson | Equity

Knowing Your Rights

Location: Leicester Adult Education College

Room: 8 

It’s important to be treated with dignity and respect as a performer. Learn about your rights with Equity – your trade union. Find out about tackling low and no pay, overtime, holiday pay, breaks, fighting discrimination, bullying and harassment in the workplace, and much more. You’ll also learn how to get to grips with contracts and agreements – and how to change things if they don’t seem right.

Amy Dawson (Equity) graduated from a degree in Drama and Cultural Studies from Bath Spa University in 2012. She now works for Equity the Trade Union for Performers and Creative Practitioners. Equity works to promote and extend workers' rights in the entertainment industry.