• Posts Tagged ‘2016’

    Important ESSA Law Action Needed

    by  • November 22, 2016 • Legislation, News

    News from Arts|Learning:

    arts learning logoAs many readers know, congress passed the “Every Student Succeeds Act” last December. As a consequence, every state in the USA must revise its Accountability and Assistance Plan by this coming spring....

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    Report from the November 2nd 10th Annual Artist Under the Dome Event

    by  • November 22, 2016 • Events, News

    On November 2nd 2016, Massachusetts artists of all disciplines, elected officials, policy makers, and state house staffers gathered to attend the 10th annual Artists Under the Dome event in the Massachusetts State House’s Great Hall. Massachusetts is the only state to hold such an annual event to thank artists for all they contribute to the...

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    Freelance Isn’t Free Act now law in NYC

    by  • November 21, 2016 • Calls to Action, Legislation

    “Designed to protect freelance workers against nonpayment, the Freelance Isn’t Free Act mandates contracts for gigs paying over $800, and increases penalties for clients found guilty of late or nonpayment.”
    https://blog.freelancersunion.org/2016/11/17/mayor-de-blasio-signs-freelance-isnt-free-act-into-law/

    On November 16, 2016, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the Freelance Isn’t Free Act into law, and it will go into effect...

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    Labor Policy

    by  • November 2, 2016 • News, Policy

    Download the MALC Labor Policy paper PDF version (528 KB).

    Introduction

    The Massachusetts Artists Leaders Coalition (MALC) is dedicated to empowering artists of all disciplines and promoting the arts, culture, and the creative economy throughout the Commonwealth. We work to ensure artists of all disciplines have a meaningful place at policymaking tables at all levels...

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