Artists quitting music business due to abuse and sexism, says union

Musicians’ Union survey shows almost half its 31,000 members have faced harassment at work

Reams of talented artists are leaving the music industry due to sexism and abuse, the Musicians’ Union has said, with new figures suggesting almost half of its members have experienced harassment at work.

The union called on the government to extend protections relating to discrimination and harassment in the Equality Act 2010 to freelancers, so that they were entitled to the same protections as those in fixed employment.

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Source: Guardian GiG Economy

Artists quitting music business due to abuse and sexism, says union

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