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05/01/16 Official Business

Membership Meeting

east of I95 on Sunrise Blvd, in the Ft. Lauderdale branch of the Broward Library, next to Holiday Park

Wage Scale Increase

Please remember that the wage scales will increase on June 1, 2016. Please consult your wage scale booklet, the members' section of the website, or contact the Local if you need more information.

05/01/16 Last Month at the Local

Last month we began contract negotiations with Palm Beach Opera for a successor collective bargaining agreement. Our current contract expires at the end of May 2016. We are assisted by AFM Symphonic Services negotiator Todd Jelen, and five members who are tenured musicians with PBO (the "orchestra committee") are also participating in negotiations.

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05/01/16 Member Profiles

Name: David Drubin

Instruments: Drums and Percussion

Member Since: 1971

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05/01/16 That Union Thing

The District of Columbia Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals has upheld the NLRB ruling that Lancaster Symphony musicians are employees and are therefore eligible to organize for union representation, possibly ending the nine-year dispute.

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