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5.1.6 Labour laws

music composers, film and television authors, software authors, choreographers, photographers, visual artists, graphic artists, etc.), by which they can benefit from social coverage under the same conditions as salaried workers.

Artists and technicians working in the performing arts or audiovisual and entertainment industries (film, television, etc.) can have specific social security coverage designed for people without regular activity or steady employment, a regime commonly called the intermittence du spectacle (see chapter 4.2.9 and chapter 5.1.4).

See also comparative information provided in the Compendium "Themes!" section under "Status of Artists".

Chapter published: 18-05-2017