Alexis Hinde is an Assistant Business Agent with the Directors Guild of Canada, British Columbia. She publishes a bi-weekly column entitled Debunking Collective Agreement Myths with Alexis Hinde for the DGC BC's Newsletter to Members and can be seen out on set visits. If you see her, make sure to say hello!
I know from experience that when you're working 80 hours a week, thoughts of retirement could not be further from your mind.
SO WHAT DOES PROMULGATED EVEN MEAN ANYWAY?
If a Member can't be found, it's imperative to submit permit requests prior to hiring a non-member in a Member category.
Some of you may have noticed recently that the DGC is assisting productions on follow up with residency documents. What the what? Why is this happening?
There's some confusion among the Membership about the difference between Associate Members and Full Members, and who can work in which positions with or without a permit.
SO HOW DOES STAT HOLIDAY PAY WORK, ANYWAY?
"The DGC is a guild, not a union."