Friday, November 07, 2014
By Brian Wise
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Monday, August 18, 2014
By Brian Wise
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Conductor Osmo Vanska is returning after having resigned in October during a lockout of musicians that lasted 16 months.
Friday, December 13, 2013
By Brian Wise
The locked-out musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra have announced a series of 10 self-produced concerts for the winter and spring.
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Orchestra on Monday canceled upcoming performances at Carnegie Hall due to its contract impasse with musicians — a move that could lead to the departure of its Finnish conductor, Osmo Vanska.
Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2013/09/30/4520385/minn-orchestra-lockout-wipes-out.html#storylink=cpy
Thursday, September 27, 2012
NFL referees have managed to do what public sector employees in Wisconsin and teachers in Chicago couldn’t: Inspire near-unanimous public sympathy for the demands of organized labor.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Friday, November 18, 2011
The negotiations between NBA players and NBA owners broke down this week - pushing the league to the precipice of missing an entire season of games. What started as a sports story has become a complicated labor story. Brooke talks with NPR sports reporter Mike Pesca about the difficulties the lockout poses for sports reporter who know a lot about how to cover a game but less about protracted labor negotiations.
Trombone Shorty - Right to Complain
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
The upcoming NBA season is in jeopardy after players rejected the league's latest offer for a new labor deal on Monday. "After two years of making a genuine and concerted effort to try to close a collective bargaining effort with the league and our teams, we've come to the conclusion today that that process has not worked for us," NBA Players Association president Derek Fisher said. The players have now begun the process of disbanding the union, and filing an anti-trust lawsuit against the NBA owners.
Monday, October 31, 2011
The NBA remains stuck in a lockout this morning as negotiations between players and owners have failed to produce a new collective bargaining agreement. Tomorrow is scheduled be the first day of the 66th season, but instead the stadiums will remain closed and fans will stay at home. It’s a big disappointment for fans, but for many people, their livelihoods are on the line too.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Commissioner David Stern cancelled the first two weeks of the new NBA season on Monday night, after the league and the players failed to reach a deal to end a four-month-long lockout. At dispute is how to divide billions of dollars of league revenues, as well as league rules over how players are paid. The NBA will lose between $700-$800 million for each month of play lost.
Friday, July 22, 2011
Alex Colvin, associate professor of Labor Relations and Conflict Resolution at Cornell University, discusses the art and science of negotiating in light of Washington's debt ceiling talks, recent state worker deals and the NFL and NBA lockouts.
Thursday, July 21, 2011
$320 million is what seems to be separating the two increasingly agreeable sides of the NFL lockout this morning. Players are expected to take a formal vote on a proposed settlement with NFL owners, bringing a new football season one step closer to reality. The Wall Street Journal's Nando Di Fino has the latest updates.