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ESCA Ratified
Equity Second City Agreement

Equity is pleased to announce the ratification of the Equity Second City Agreement (ESCA). The ratified terms will take effect immediately, retroactive to January 2, 2023, and will remain in place until January 4, 2026.

The changes demonstrate significant improvements in the areas of fees, working conditions, and creative compensation, as well as language for the additional use of materials.

Eligible members of Equity voted 100% in support of the proposed changes with a voting return rate of 74%.

An updated version of the agreement will be available shortly.

Equity would like to thank Equity members Seann Murray, Tom Hearn, Andy Assaf, Hannah Spear and Liz Johnston for their determined efforts as part of the negotiating team.

For more information about the ESCA, please contact Business Rep. Manager - Theatre Agreements CTA, ITA, Stratford Addendum, Commercial, Second City, Margaret Thompson.

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