Labor Negotiations


Met Blames Declining Contributions for Debt

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

A document issued to bond holders says the opera's deficit will be "significantly larger" than last year.



New Contract for New York Philharmonic

Friday, December 13, 2013

The New York Philharmonic and its musicians union announced an agreement Friday on a four-year labor contract.

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Minnesota Orchestra Musicians Reject Latest Proposal as Deadline Nears

Sunday, September 29, 2013

The musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra on Saturday unanimously rejected the latest management contract offer, leaving unchanged a lockout that has effectively shuttered the ensemble for nearly a year.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

School Bus Strike Update

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Many New York City school bus routes were shuttered today as drivers went on strike. Schoolbook reporters Beth Fertig and Yasmeen Khan update the latest. Then, Nicole Gelinas, contributing editor of the Manhattan Institute's City Journal, discusses how the city should approach negotiations with the union and the bus companies.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Train Has Left the Station

Wednesday, December 28, 2005

Beth Fertig, WNYC reporter
- on the transit workers' new contract
Stanley Aronowitz, CUNY Grad Center Professor of Sociology, author How Class Works: Power and Social Movement (Yale University Press, 2003)
- on the pros and cons of the TWU contract