• Posts Tagged ‘Fair Dealing’

    Northeastern University adjunct professor walkout averted, tentative contract agreement reached

    by  • January 14, 2016 • Issues, News, Opinions

    Adjunct professors and Northeastern University reached a tentative contract agreement today that affects more than 900 professors, thus averting the January 19 walkout.

    (via the NU Adjuncts Facebook page)

    Great news! With our walkout looming, we reached a tentative contract with the Northeastern University administration very early this morning. Among the wins: improved wages...

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    Important MA Adjunct Professor News

    by  • January 13, 2016 • Issues, News, Opinions

    Two of MALC’s key policy areas are fair trade and the treatment of our community’s labor force. Adjunct professors are part of our community’s labor force and in most cases are not fairly treated. MALC is in full support of the unionization of the adjunct workforce.

    Below is a roundup of recent important Massachusetts...

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    The Year In Review And The Year Ahead

    by  • January 6, 2016 • Issues, Legislation, News

    A look back and a look forward….

    MALC would like to wish everyone a creative and prosperous 2016!

    First and foremost, a big thank you to all on the MALC Steering Committee for all the work they did in 2015. It was a busy year for MALC, an all volunteer coalition comprised of working artists. MALC...

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    Free Public Forum, Nov. 19: How Can We Make a Living in Boston Again?

    by  • November 16, 2015 • Events, Issues, News

    Free Public Forum: THE CRISIS IN THE CREATIVE PROFESSIONS: How Can We Make a Living in Boston Again?

    7 to 9pm
    Community Church of Boston
    565 Boylston St, 2nd floor
    Boston MA 02116
    MapQuest directions

    Event details:
    https://www.facebook.com/events/745821115562185/

    Visual artists, musicians, dancers, journalists/writers, actors, filmmakers, designers and other creative professionals are having an increasingly difficult time making a living in the Boston area.

    People spend years getting the necessary professional training...

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    D.C. Discusses Intellectual Property

    by  • July 15, 2014 • Issues, Legislation, News

    The United States House of Representatives today will focus on copyright issues that affect artists as its Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property plans to discuss moral rights, termination rights, resale royalties, and copyright term. D.C.’s planned debate of art copyright issues was reported by The Hill yesterday and flagged by a MALC advisor...

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