Archives: May 2008
05/01/08 PBO Orchestra Selects New Members
As a result of auditions held on April 28-29, 2008, the following musicians will be joining the Palm Beach Opera Orchestra:
- Danut Muresan, Violin 1, 10th chair
- David Peel, Principal Horn
05/01/08 Making South Florida A Better PlaceThe musicians of Florida Grand Opera are fighting for Union representation, and while many members of the community have voiced their support, others who do not perform for Florida Grand Opera may be wondering, why should I care?
05/01/08 That Union Thing
AFSCME Wins Food Service Outsourcing Fight at University of California–Davis
After a four year fight, the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) has won their final battle to end outsourcing of food service work at the University of California system. The 200 subcontracted employees at UC-Davis will now become direct employees of the University system. 900-1000 workers at other UC campuses have already been reclassified as UC employees.