Archives: October 2016

10/01/16 Official Business

Membership Meeting Scheduled

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.


10/01/16 Last Month at the Local

As you may recall, we concluded negotiations with Palm Beach Opera some time ago. We are now in the process of conducting a ratification vote.

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10/01/16 Member Profiles

Name: James McCreavy

Instruments: Guitar

Member Since: 1993

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10/01/16 Membership Benefits

What should you do when you get asked to play a gig?

If you are working under an AFM agreement, that agreement gives you a number of protections, including guaranteed minimum pay rates and timely payment of wages. But if you are working without the protection of an AFM agreement, or you do not know if there is an AFM agreement in place, there are a number of things you can do to protect yourself.

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10/01/16 That Union Thing

A ruling by the National Labor Relations Board will make it easier for temps to organize and bargain collectively. The ruling in the case of Browning-Ferris Industries revised the Board's test for "joint employer" status.

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10/01/16 Local and Industry News

A new University of Southern California study claims that film production tax credits do little to change long-term employment growth.

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