Improved working conditions for pregnant artists at German theatres, since 2018

German Theatre Association (Deutscher Bühnenverein)
German theatres and orchestras
This measure was reported by civil society.
Describe the main features of the measure/initiative: 
Main aims: Improving the working conditions for pregnant artists, particularly those subject to maternity protection; upgrading the economic situation of female artists Target groups: Pregnant artists performing in German state theatres Expected results: Raising fees; providing pregnant artists with certainty for planning
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?: 
Minimum fee for pregnant artists raised to at least €2000 as of 1 April 2018; pregnant artists now receive guaranteed protection against non-extension of their contracts; temporary contracts are therefore no longer an existential risk if an artist falls pregnant
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Performing Arts