After 14 months of bargaining with management continuously proposing wage cuts, musicians went on strike for a fair agreement this afternoon.
This strike is about fairness. We call on the management and board of directors to immediately work with the musicians to achieve an acceptable agreement.
One of the most in-demand Nashville session guitarists of the past 30 years, Nashville Local 257 member Brent Mason discusses starting out in Nashville, his career, and the importance of unions.
Deacon John Moore performing a “A Change is Gonna Come” at AFM’s 100th Convention.
Trombonist and composer Delfeayo Marsalis, a member of New Orleans Local 174-496, talks about the importance of unions, his current work leading the Uptown Jazz Orchestra and growing up in New Orleans.
Massimo Gallotta Productions was removed from AFM’s International Unfair List today.
Delegates to the 100th AFM Convention in Las Vegas have re-elected Ray Hair as International President.
Live television contract negotiations to start in New York next week.
Musicians at the Olney Theatre in Maryland recently signed their first union contract with the 78-year-old theater.
A federal appeals court unanimously upheld the right of Lancaster Symphony musicians to organize a union—ending a nine-year legal fight.