Archives: August 2016
08/01/16 Official Business
- Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016
- Time: 10 AM
- Location: Artserve, 1350 East Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
east of I95 on Sunrise Blvd, in the Ft. Lauderdale branch of the Broward Library, next to Holiday Park
Meet with Local 655 officers and discuss your concerns...let us know how we can help you! We look forward to speaking with you.
08/01/16 Last Month at the Local
Several Music Performance Trust Fund concerts took place in our jurisdiction this past month.
08/01/16 Member Profiles
Name: David Ruttenberg
Instruments: Multiple including keyboards, piano, drums, bass, guitars, vocals
Member Since: 2005
08/01/16 Membership Benefits
Royalties without a Hit?
Perhaps a misnomer, but the outcome is the same...musicians who record under the AFM Sound Recording Labor Agreement (SRLA), in addition to any money paid as a result of their having performed on the original session, will receive additional compensation as a result of record sales. For the royalty artist, this is in addition to the royalties as provided for under the agreement with the record company. This is true whether or not the recording that the musician performed on is a "hit," or even released.
08/01/16 That Union Thing
A U.S. District Judge has given priliminary approval to a $27 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit against Lyfy by drivers who want to be treated as employees and not independent contractors.
08/01/16 Local and Industry News
The Vero Beach High School orchestra will be performing in Austria in 2017. The orchestra has been invited to represent Florida at the American Celebration of Music. The orchestra of 150 musicians has previously performed in New York, Chicago, and Washingto D.C.