Artist, technicians, managers, skilled and unskilled workers across the whole spectrum of the audio-visual industry will soon be eligible for appointments with written contracts, and get minimum wages, safe working conditions, health benefits and electronic payment of salary. The labour ministry is working on a new legislation that will supersede the Cine-Workers and the Cinema Theatre Workers (Regulation of Employment) Act of 1981. The move is expected to formalise the $20-billion media and entertainment industry. Currently, workforce involved only in cinema theatre, cinematographic film and feature films (a full length cinema) were covered under the Act and paid in cash, often depriving other workers involved in documentary or other audio-visual production of bare minimum benefits of a worker. The industry provided employment, both direct and indirect, to over 5 million people in 2017. Currently, most of the semi-skilled or unskilled workforce in the audio-visual industry works … [Read more...] about Minimum wages, health benefits for all media & entertainment industry workers soon
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According to the official release of the CIFI document on the apex bank’s website,the initiative was borne out of the committee’s conviction that the entertainment sector holds the key to job creation, poverty reduction and inclusive growth. However, what is not clear is how many industry operators have accessed the loan so far. But from indications, there’s need for the present administration to work the talk. While some government agencies like the NFC have high projections for a better film production outing for Nigeria in year 2020, the outbreak of corona virus pandemic has forestalled such projections. … [Read more...] about Entertainment industry in 5 years: More talks, more promises, more committees!
“That’s at least 100 million times Google offered to direct users to illegal sources for music just within the last two years. That’s also 100 million times that an artist, songwriter, music label – or anyone else involved in the chain of creating and distributing music – was likely denied the opportunity to earn any royalties, revenues or sales. And 100 million times that innovative tech companies – like Spotify, iTunes, Amazon, Deezer, Vevo, and dozens more – didn’t benefit from a sale or a stream.” … [Read more...] about Why is the music industry so cross with Google?
The coronavirus pandemic has affected just about every area of our lives. Prior to the announcement of the pandemic, the furniture industry's growth had traditionally been thought of as unstoppable, as sales could come from a variety of sectors, namely - from traditional channels or through the private and public sector, and commercial office spaces among others. The logic behind this assumption is that rising expenditures on listed sectors expands the revenue of the furniture industry as almost no brand across industries goes without the basic need for furniture. In this way, the furniture industry is one of a kind that supports the other sectors of the society. The coronavirus pandemic has caused a lot of damage to the industries but even during the present crisis industries are trying to innovate to keep up the growth of the businesses. In fact, the office furniture business - a marketplace that has always been on an upswing requires a strategic algorithm of ethics, craftsmanship, … [Read more...] about What is the future of the furniture industry post COVID 19?
New Delhi | Bengaluru | Pune: India’s information technology sector is seeking revisions in the country’s taxation and labour laws as over half the workforce in the $191 billion industry could begin to deliver services remotely as part of the changes being wrought by the ongoing pandemic. At a meeting with government officials earlier this month, IT industry leaders, who estimated that close to 50% of the country’s 4.3 million IT workers will soon work from home, were asked to detail the legislative changes required to facilitate this significant transition. Industry body Nasscom has been tasked with preparing a detailed report, after which “it will (go) to relevant ministries such as department of telecom and the labour ministry for action,” a top government official told ET. The industry has also requested the government to make permanent several recent concessions extended until July, including relaxation of telecom regulations that allow back-office … [Read more...] about Work from home: Changes in laws and rules that IT industry wants from the government