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Opinion: Why children shouldn't be fashion models
"These issues are fundamentally labor issues, and until the industry acknowledges that there is an employment relationship and that models are entitled to basic protections in terms of financial transparency, fair pay and protection against sexual harassment, these kinds of problems will persist."
Sara Ziff explains why kids shouldn't be fashion models -- at least not until the industry is properly regulated.
Facebook Feed142 23 View on FacebookThe Model AllianceTuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 2:32pmIn Manhattan, models have filed a class-action lawsuit against some of NYC's biggest agencies, including NEXT, Elite, and Wilhelmina. Allegations include agencies overcharging for rent in cramped model apartments, cutting into models' paychecks for random "expenses," and asking one model to dump her boyfriend in order to better her public image. Details via New York Post: http://nypost.com/2016/02/08/models-say-theyre-abused-exploited-in-lawsuit-against-agencies/141 8 View on FacebookThe Model AllianceThursday, January 7th, 2016 at 10:16am3 View on FacebookThe Model Alliance shared American Guild of Musical Artists's post.Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 4:16amRIP Alan Gordon, AGMA Executive Director and founding MA Advisory Board member. Our deepest condolences go out to Alan's family and our friends at the American Guild of Musical Artists. He will be missed.6 View on FacebookThe Model AllianceFriday, December 25th, 2015 at 10:35amWishing you a happy & healthy holiday filled with love. Xx MA19 2 View on FacebookThe Model AllianceWednesday, December 23rd, 2015 at 8:02amMA's Sara Ziff stopped by Good Morning America today to discuss France's new model regulations. Watch the interview: http://abcn.ws/1U2BdFCVideo: New Calls to Regulate the Weight of Runway ModelsPublic health experts are calling for U.S. officials to follow France in establishing guidelines for models' weight.