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A Path Opens in New Zealand to the Restoration of Collective Bargaining for Film Workers

FIA members remember with great clarity the furore that surrounded the 2010 ‘Hobbit Law’ in New Zealand, passed in haste to address producer concerns around potential unpredictability of labour conditions. It designated all film industry workers as ‘independent contractors’, effectively depriving them of their collective labour rights, with a direct impact on working time, holiday and rest periods, as well as conditions for termination.

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