New York -- Actors’ Equity Association, the national labor union representing more than 51,000 professional actors and stage managers in live theatre, has submitted testimony on New York City’s Open Culture series. A hearing is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. ET today, February 26.
Equity encourages the Open Culture program to prioritize making sure producers are paying a living wage and have the appropriate safety protocols in place.
The union’s testimony can be read here.
ACTORS' EQUITY ASSOCIATION, founded in 1913, is the U.S. labor union that represents more than 51,000 professional actors and stage managers. Equity endeavors to advance the careers of its members by negotiating wages, improving working conditions and providing a wide range of benefits (health and pension included). Member: AFL-CIO, FIA. www.actorsequity.org #EquityWorks
February 26, 2021