How do I get an Equity card?
Can you tell me what criteria I have to fill in order to get an Equity card? If I meet the requirements, can I still be refused membership of the union?
Can employers refuse non-Equity?
I want to work as an extra but have been told that producers prefer Equity members. Does the law allow employers to do this?
Do producers have to use Equity contracts?
I heard that a certain producer plans to stop issuing Equity contracts for pantomime. As a commercial producer what is my position if I follow suit?
Cross boarder contracts.
Can I claim royalty payments if I am an Equity member working in another country under their (not a British Equity) agreement?
Union help with a non-union contract.
I have signed a non-union contract. As a fully paid-up member, can I expect any help from my union in the event of problems arising?
Is it illegal to force someone to belong to a union?
Your fellow expert on the Dear John page stated that all UK stunt artists have to be members of Equity. Isn't it illegal to force someone to belong to a union?