Milanović Receives Freelancers in Creative Industries

Total Croatia News

ZAGREB, April 27, 2020 – President Zoran Milanović met on Monday with a delegation of freelance artists who informed him of the unenviable situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, because a majority of freelancers in creative industries are not covered by any government aid scheme.

According to the delegation, freelancers were left out and were only subsequently able to apply for incentive measures and only a small portion of them are entitled to those measures, while a majority of freelance artists are still not covered by relief measures, the president’s office said in a press release.

“We expect unity and solidarity with freelancers in creative industries in an effort to help them survive this crisis, because if we do not invest in their survival, independent culture in Croatia will be left without freelance artists,” the delegation said.

Apart from that, the delegation expressed its dissatisfaction with the proposed bill on freelance activities that is in the pipeline and according to which, the delegation said, the community of freelance artists would lose its jurisdiction.

More news about Zoran Milanović can be found in the Politics section.


Subscribe to our newsletter

the fields marked with * are required
Email: *
First name:
Last name:
Gender: Male Female
Please don't insert text in the box below!

Leave a Comment