ART TECHNICIAN BRANCH
The Bectu Art Technicians branch is for new and experienced art handlers, art technicians, fabricators and studio assistants seeking guidance, support and protection.
Our aim is to organise and achieve recognition for the value of our work and the importance of our safety at work. We aim to develop a collective body with the ability to influence our industry and to create a better experience of working with galleries, museums, art handling companies and artist's studios.
Being a member of a trade union is completely confidential; your employer will never know you are a member of Bectu unless you tell them.
HOW CAN YOUR UNION HELP YOU?
BECTU Art Technician Branch is focused on a variety of labour issues and protecting the rights of employees. We represent members on many important matters; from improving standards and quality of life, to negotiating better labour contracts and workplace policies. Learn more about what we do and how we work together towards positive change.
Six reasons to join Bectu:
Protection, independent advice and support at work
We’ll pay your legal fees (if our legal team feel you have a reasonable chance of a successful claim)
Huge discounts on public liability insurance
We’ll support your career
We can negotiate your pay, terms and conditions
Join today for just £10.00 per month for the first year
LEGAL & ACCOUNTANCY SUPPORT
BECTU can provide both full time and freelance members with access to services including:
Free legal advice and assistance covering employment matters such as unfair dismissal, personal injury and contract advice,
Health & Safety rights at work guidance.
PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE
BECTU can provide both full time and freelance members with access to low cost public liability insurance providing coverage up to £10 million from £40 a year when you are BECTU member.
This is the only access to insurance of this type especially for art technicians run through Hencilla Canworth.
There are a number of resources we have for Art Technicians to help you in your working life
- just click on them below.
EVENTS & TRAINING
As a BECTU member you can access professional & personal training and development sessions such as:
WELL BEING: Mental Health and Wellbeing
CAREER SUPPORT: Beyond Redundancy
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS 103: Self Marketing for Success