John McVay said: “I am pleased that we have reached this agreement with BECTU and that we have received such support from members of both of our organizations. We firmly believe that this will be of great benefit to everyone in our industry. McVay praised the pact negotiators and also thanked the employers` negotiators: “In the name of the pact, I would like to thank the production managers who helped us negotiate this historic agreement and the BECTU representatives for their goodwill and constructive approach during the negotiations.” The PACT/BECTU agreement for major motion pictures, with a budget of more than $30 million, came into force on April 2, 2018. The text of the agreement and some indications are available here: after two years of negotiations, Pact and BECTU have signed an agreement on the crew in the television drama. The agreement is a major breakthrough in creating clear and fair working conditions for the benefit of all. Producers and la BECTU members unanimously supported the new agreement, with more than 97% of Bectu members voting in favour of the new conditions. The agreement was signed on May 31 by Pact Chief Executive John McVay and BECTU Chief Gerry Morrissey. The agreement came into force on December 1, 2017, so that any production beginning the main photograph on or after that date is covered by the agreement. One of the most important things that this agreement covers is transparency and clarity on rates and conditions before work begins. From December 1, anyone working on a television drama should receive a memorandum of agreement by day one. Other points include: If you have a request for the agreement or would like to report an infringement or abuse, please email firstname.lastname@example.org PACT/BECTU TV Drama Agreement, signed in May 2017 but due to come into effect on December 1, 2017. The agreement applies to all the essential working conditions of the crew that handles independent British drama and comedy productions. The full agreement can be found by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page or on Bectu`s website. You can print and keep your own copy.
Please get to know it in depth, the points highlighted above will be explained in more detail in the full document. Bectu has worked on negotiating a series of collective agreements covering film, television and theatre workers. We also promote agreements that guarantee best practices, such as the APA, and implement a number of career evaluation programmes that are below: an agreement covering all the important conditions for the crew occupied by major films with a budget of 30 million pounds or more. The new agreement was implemented on 2 April 2018. This is a set of guidelines that apply to all feature films with a budget of more than $30 million. It was adopted by a massive majority of 87.61%, and it took more than five years of negotiations to achieve it. It is a firm working agreement to which all productions must comply and which must be referred to so that producers no longer have cherry pickers! The agreement between BECTU and SOLT (Society of London Theatres) includes West End Theater in London. The union has a number of agreements with ITV licensing companies. In addition, a new national agreement – the Joint Committee of the Union – was signed in January 2010.