Hundreds of people working in Portugal’s culture industry gathered in Lisbon on Saturday to protest recent government measures to combat COVID-19 and to call for the government to save it from imminent collapse. The protest was organized by the Association of Promoters of Shows, Festivals and Events (APEFE) and took place a day after Portugal’s parliament voted to approve the president’s request to extend the state of emergency imposed to help combat COVID-19 for an additional 15 days.

Sorgente: Culture industry workers urge government to save sector from collapse

Regional Today  Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 16:30 Self-employed persons in the Czech Republic entitled to CZK 500 (EUR 19) a day compensation for lost earnings will be able to also receive money from the stateʼs Antivirus program, which supports businesses hit by the coronavirus situation, the Ministry of Finance said, reported the Czech Radio.

Sorgente: Self-employed will also be able to draw on antivirus funding in Czechia

Dal settore della cultura, al giornalismo, passando per la comunicazione e il digitale in generale: oggigiorno i freelance onnipresenti nell’economia. Eppure, sono anche i lavoratori meno tutelati che esistano. Il COVID-19 li ha colpiti duramente. Si può immaginare una battaglia sociale che vada al di là delle categorie professionali e gli ordini di appartenenza?

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