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MOBILIVE: cross border employment in the live performance sector

Cross-border employment in the live performance sector: Exploring the social security and employment status of highly mobile workers

Pearle* now provides information to help touring companies, organisers, festivals, artists, self-employed with practical check lists and a step-by-step approach.

Posting workers abroad is a complicated matter, involving a large number of steps to be taken. This is even further complicated when people work in different countries and may switch of social security regime. On this page, depending whether you are a touring company, an organiser or festival hosting a foreign group or artist, a self-employed, an artist, you find a list of steps to take into consideration. This page is the result of the Mobilive project, which brought as an outcome several info-graphics to help the mobile live performance sector.

MOBILIVE aims to explore the social security and employment status of hyper-mobile workers in the live performance sector. The research explored the definition of the concept ‘highly mobile worker’ (in the live performance sector) and makes a detailed analysis of the challenges and solutions with regard the social security and employment status of hyper-mobile workers employed in the live performance sector.

Created in 1991, Pearle * – Live Performance Europe is the ‘Performing Arts Employers Association League Europe’, the European Federation of Music and Live Performance Organizations. Pearle * represents through its members more than 10,000 managers or theaters, concert venues, theater production companies, orchestras, operas, ballet and dance companies, festivals, promoters and other professional organizations in the performing arts in Europe.

Pearle * is the leading organization on EU and international regulatory affairs issues affecting daily operations or live performance organizations.

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