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Employment Standards in Canadian Artist-Run Centres and Independent Media Arts Centres (ARCA\IMAA)

Worker compensation is an ongoing concern of the artist-run milieu. A perception exists that employees of artist-run centres do not generally receive adequate compensation for their work. This perception is widespread in the community of organizations represented by the associations that have conducted this study. Many employees of these organizations perceive that their compensation is not in line with their qualifications and responsibilities.

Minimum Copyright and Professional Fees Schedules (CARFAC/RAAV)

These schedules are intended as information sources for visual and media artists as well as for the diverse users of their art works. Their aim is to help artists improve their annual income through reasonable payments of their royalties and professional fees by institutions, businesses or individuals using their works or retaining their services. The rates presented in these schedules are minimums.