A lot f the actor forums or listing sites that have breakdowns for various types of projects and roles therein (film, webseries etc.) say that their pay rate is "none" or it breaks down to less than minimum wage. I just dont see how this is legal--in no other profession would someone ask you to do a day or 3 or 5 of work for free and actually expect that one would say yes. Is there a law about this? If this is in fact legal, why?!
Employment / Labor Attorney
Performing artists are governed by Wage Order 12. Please see the wage order that outlines all of the wage and hour rules related to your industry.
Good luck to you.
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