If you or someone you know has been refused unemployment compensation, the MWC (Metropolitan Washington Council) and the District of Columbia has a Claimant Advocacy Program (CAP) to assist you with an attorney. And it is FREE. Please see the flyer attached.
Download: CAP notice.pdf
STAGEHANDS EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND
The Stagehands Emergency Relief Fund (“SERF”) was established to provide both short-term and long-term emergency financial relief to Stagehands who work in theatres, arenas, hotels, convention centers and similar venues throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
Behind the Scenes
is a system of financial aid available to anyone in the technical side of the entertainment business. It is administered by and is a main project of the PLASA Foundation in New York, formerly the ESTA Foundation. It is funded by many organizations and businesses in entertainment, among them ETC, Rosco, and the Actors Fund, as well as many working people like you.