Archives: April 2018

04/01/18 Official Business

Membership Meeting Scheduled

Just south of Commercial Blvd. and just west of US1 in the Pro-Am Building

An additional membership meeting has also been scheduled for Friday, June 29, 2018 at 2PM.

2017 Financial Reports

2017 Local 655 financial reports are now available in the members' section of the website:

04/01/18 Last Month at the Local

WARNING: South Florida Symphony is behind AGAIN in paying wages to musicians. Musicians have informed us that they are still owed wages from the Symphony's January performance. We urge caution if you are approached to perform for the South Florida Symphony. The Symphony has a history of financial difficulty and several times in the past it has taken as long as two years for musicians to be paid. Our advice is to avoid performing for them until they get their financial house in order (again).

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04/01/18 Member Profiles

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04/01/18 Membership Benefits

AFM Legislative Department

Are you concerned about Performance Rights, Carry-On Instruments, Visas/Immigration, Arts in Education/NEA Funding, Net Neutrality, White Spaces, or African Ivory? If so, the AFM Legislative Department, headed by AFM Legislative-Political Director Alfonso Pollard, has your back.

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04/01/18 That Union Thing

The Major League Baseball Players Association has filed a grievance with MLB over four teams, including the Miami Marlins who, according the union, are not spending enough money from revenue sharing.

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04/01/18 Local and Industry News

According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and the National Endowment for the Arts, the arts and culture sector contributed over $760 billion to the national economy in 2015, the most recent year for which data is available.

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04/01/18 Membership Roster Changes

New, Reinstated, and Resigned members for March 2018:

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