Archives: October 2014

10/01/14 Official Business

Local 655 **Election Notice**

Elections will be conducted by mail. Ballots will be mailed to members in good standing no later than October 18, 2014. Please note that inactive life members are ineligible to vote and will not receive ballots. Ballots must be received by the Election Committee by Election Day, November 17, 2014 in order to be counted.

Please contact Scott Whitney, Election Committee Chair, at (954) 989-5105 if you have any questions.

Nominees are listed below:

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10/01/14 Election Candidate Statements

Below are statements submitted in accordance with Local 655 Bylaws by candidates for the upcoming elections.

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10/01/14 Member Profiles

Name: Carey Kleiman

Instruments: Saxes, Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet

Member Since: 1999

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10/01/14 Membership Benefits

AFM members receive $5 discount on alarm monitoring from Protect America.

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10/01/14 That Union Thing

 The NLRB has upheld a 2008 ruling that the replacement of unionized contract workers by CNN staffers violated the workers' rights.

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10/01/14 Local and Industry News


The grandson of Duke Ellington is suing EMI Music over foreign royalty payments. The suit alleges that EMI has breached a 1961 royalty contract by paying additional commissions to subpublishers owned by parent company Sony/ATV Music Publishing, which in turn reduces the royalties paid to the Ellington estate by as much as half.

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10/01/14 Membership Roster Changes

New, Reinstated, Resigned, and Suspended members for September 2014:


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