Several clients, many projects on the go, different contract forms, occasional grant funding? It sounds like you’re self-employed. At TAKU, we know your situation.
Working as a freelancer, on grant funding and doing a various types of work is familiar in the art and culture sector. However, TAKU is one of the rare trade unions that specializes in these employment matters.
Our goal is to secure fair employment terms and pay, regardless of the form the work takes. We actively lobby for a reform in employment legislation, which would give people outside of traditional salaried employment unemployment and social security.
We offer information, security and a network
Working for themselves gives many people highly valued freedom, but also brings challenges of its own. We generate and share information about special sector-related and offer member services to support both professional competence and well-being.
TAKU offers self-employed members knowledge, security and a network that brings them together. And remember: if you don’t have a colleague you can ask, TAKU is here for you!