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BC Industrial Relations resources

Producers regularly apply for film and media production tax credits that may be available to them under provincial and federal law. To obtain such tax credits, Producers are required to submit documents to the CRA establishing the residency status of individuals who work on their productions, including Performers.

On May 11, 2023, the Pay Transparency Act became law in British Columbia. Read a summary of the Act’s key impacts and a Producers’ FAQ.

Under the BCCFU Master Agreement, employees must complete the Actsafe Motion Picture Safety Awareness course to be eligible for dispatch.  A joint interpretation bulletin by AMPTP, CMPA-BC, and BCCFU clarifies the course version that satisfies this requirement, along with an updated deadline for completion.

A bulletin regarding the equitable provision of hair and makeup services, specifically those provided to Black and Indigenous performers and performers of colour.

A bulletin regarding the need for producers to make reasonable accommodations for performers with disabilities while at work and during the casting/audition process.

The Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement branch of British Columbia’s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure launched an Hours of Service Pilot Project for the Motion Picture Industry in BC, introducing modified Hours of Service rules applicable to drivers of commercial vehicles in the Motion Picture Industry.