The Screen Industry Workers Act 2022 (SIWA) provides a new model to allow screen industry contractors to bargain collectively. It also creates the Register of Screen Industry Organisations.
Who is eligible to register
To register as either a worker organisation or an engager organisation under SIWA, you must be an incorporated society registered under the Incorporated Societies Act 1908.
In addition, you must either:
- be registered as a union under the Employment Relations Act 2000 or the Trade Unions Act 1908, or
- meet SIWA's requirements for registration.
How to apply
If your society is eligible to register, you will need to complete an application form and send it to us.
About the Act
SIWA provides a framework for workplace relationships in the screen industry. It sets rules for individual contracts in the industry. It also allows collective bargaining to cover work done by contractors in the screen industry, and provides access to dispute resolution services.