Labour standards and practice

Developing a Standard for Excessive Hours in Theatre, Film and Television 2010

Client:  WorkCover NSW/Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance

This project involved comprehensive desk-based research, the conduct of focus groups, and a survey of employees working in film, television and theatre. Quantitative data were used to provide a detailed summary of international safe working hour practices and guidelines in the media, arts and entertainment industry. Analysis and interpretation of data from technicians within the industry was used to assess the nature and extent of excessive working hours in the industry, and the report included a set of recommendations for guidelines pertaining to a code of practice for the industry and suggested processes for implementation.

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