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WQXR Blog

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Players Ratify Contract

Saturday, November 08, 2014

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra management has announced agreement with its players on a four-year contract and says the orchestra's 70th anniversary season will open Thursday.
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WQXR Blog

Atlanta Symphony Musicians and Bosses Reach Tentative Deal

Friday, November 07, 2014

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestras musicians and management have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, potentially ending a 10-week lockout.
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WQXR Blog

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra President Quits

Monday, September 29, 2014

Atlanta Symphony CEO Stanley Romanstein has resigned, saying that his leadership would be an "impediment" to reaching a new labor agreement with the orchestra's musicians.
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Conducting Business

Atlanta Symphony Fans Brace for Chilly Times in 'Hotlanta'

Thursday, September 25, 2014

As the lockout of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians enters its third week, the two sides appear to be digging in for a long fight.

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WQXR Blog

Atlanta Symphony Locks Out its Musicians

Sunday, September 07, 2014

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra musicians and management were unable to reach a settlement on a new contract on Saturday.
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Operavore

As Labor Talks Begin, Considering the Met's Essential Role

Friday, May 16, 2014

"What’s wrong with the Metropolitan Opera?" is a question blogger Fred Plotkin is asked with troubling frequency. He considers why it has come to this point.

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WQXR Features

Video Webcast: The Metropolitan Opera National Council Award Winners

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Watch the archived webcast of the 2014 winners of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in The Greene Space at WQXR.

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WQXR Blog

Embattled Minnesota Orchestra Unveils Renovated Concert Hall

Friday, September 13, 2013

The Minnesota Orchestra unveiled its newly remodeled concert hall to the local news media on Thursday but don't buy your plane tickets to Minneapolis just yet.

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WNYC News

As A Strike Wears On, Those In Need Feel the Consequences

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

A labor strike is entering its second month for one of the nation's largest free legal aid groups. More than 200 employees with Legal Services NYC called the strike after rejecting a contract they say includes benefit reductions and threats to job security.

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Features

Central Park Boathouse Workers On Strike

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

On Tuesday at noon, approximately 60 hospitality workers at the Central Park Boathouse Restaurant walked out or failed to come in for their shifts, protesting alleged abuses by restaurant owner Dean Poll. The workers also said they would be on strike on Wednesday night.

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WQXR Features

Plácido Domingo Caught in Argentine Labor Dispute

Monday, March 28, 2011

Renowned Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo found himself in the middle of a major labor dispute last week between Argentina's Teatro Colón, one of the world's leading opera houses, and the theater workers’ union.

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