The bill would provide immediate relief to so many Equity members and others in the arts industry by expanding coverage,” said AEA's Brandon Lorenz
With Broadway and other theater closures now stretching past 10 months, people in the industry have limited options for keeping their coverage
Just over a year ago, Caitlin Kinnunen was sitting in Radio City Music Hall shoulder-to-shoulder with the biggest Broadway stars, listening to her name read as a Tony nominee for best leading actress in a musical.
SAG-AFTRA’s “war” with Equity; deferred compensation agreements mean less health care for Equity members.
President Trump said he will stop negotiations on another stimulus package until after the election.
Donald Trump has instructed Senate Republicans to block all coronavirus relief until after the election.
The fund that covers thousands of performers will require that they work more weeks per year to qualify.
The U.S. labor union that represents more than 51,000 theater actors and stage managers is blasting a proposal that would raise eligibility requirements for members to receive health care during the pandemic.
Actors’ Equity members will need to work more weeks to qualify for health insurance coverage in 2021.
Actors’ Equity praised the introduction of a new bill that would offer 100% COBRA health insurance subsidies to workers who have lost coverage during the pandemic.
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