This would help musicians who earn a mix of W-2 & 1099 income to fully access the unemployment assistance provided in the CARES Act.
Scholarships are available for musicians’ children who are are pursuing post-high school education. Applicants do not need to be studying for a music-related degree.
We are fighting to ensure that musicians are treated fairly in trade agreements.
Black Lives Matter. We will not sit on the sidelines and be silent. We add our voice to the growing worldwide chorus against racism in all forms. Enough is enough.
AFM joined with other unions & organizations in calling on Congress to reform assistance programs to better meet the needs of musicians who often work gig to gig,
The AFM & SAG-AFTRA Intellectual Property Rights Distribution Fund distributed $62 million in royalties to session musicians and vocalists—the largest distribution in the fund’s history.
The music community is calling on the FCC to do the right thing for musicians & fans by recognizing the unfair advantage that large AM/FM radio has over other platforms.
After musicians unanimously signed cards stating they are joining together in union, the orchestra’s board voluntarily recognized the union.
Knowing that our solidarity is our strength, entertainment industry unions are coordinating our efforts to secure financial support and other critical assistance during this crisis.
The CARES ACT will extend unemployment benefits to those who rely on contract work and freelance jobs, and also expand traditional unemployment benefits.