Self-employed artists left out of government's Covid-19 support packages, union warns

SELF-EMPLOYED artists are being left out of the government’s support packages for workers hit by the coronavirus crisis, a union has warned. 

Artists’ Union England (AUE) says its members, who are largely low-paid artists involved with community-based projects, have seen most of their income for the rest of the year dry up.

“Since the coronavirus crisis, most [of our members] have had all of their work cancelled for the rest of 2020 at least,” said the union’s...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-04-08 19:26
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