Newsletter Archives: February 2012

02/01/12 Official Business

Please remember that if you have not yet paid your 2012 Annual Dues, you are now late. Please contact the office if you have any questions.

As a result of nominations and elections held on January 9, 2012, Janet Clippard was re-elected President for the 2012-2014 term of office.

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02/01/12 MusiCares for Music People

MusiCares Foundation assists musicians, songwriters, composers, recording engineers, producers and other music industry professionals experiencing personal, medical or financial emergency.

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02/01/12 Membership Benefits from Union Plus

Switch your cell phone service to AT&T, the only unionized national wireless company, and get a $25 equipment/accessories credit in addition to the union-member-only fifteen percent discount on monthly service.

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02/01/12 That Union Thing

State Representative Tom Goodson (R-Titusville) has sponsored a bill that would prevent county governments from enacting wage theft ordinances. Supporters of the bill fear a patchwork of different county ordinances across the state, but have failed to propose a statewide wage theft protection program. Miami-Dade county's wage theft ordinance has already recovered $900,000 in wages in the short time since its passage.

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02/01/12 Local and Industry News

The Town Square Neighborhood Development Corp. is is asking lawmakers to consider the impact to the Arsht Center before approving construction of a mega-casino nearby. Malaysia's Genting Group is proposing to build a $3 billion-plus casino resort on the current site of the Omni complex and the Miami Herald, between Biscayne Bay, Biscayne Boulevard, I-395, and the MacArthur Causeway. Town Square Neighborhood Development is concerned over the parking and traffic issues that would be created for the Arsht Center if the casino is built nearby.

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02/01/12 Membership Roster Changes

New, Reinstated, Resigned, and Suspended members for January 2012:

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