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New Deal with Minnesota Orchestra Ends Lockout New Deal with Minnesota Orchestra Ends Lockout
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2014

The Musicians and the Minnesota Orchestra Board of Directors have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement, effective February 1, that brings the lockout of the Musicians to a conclusion. The Orchestra's first concert performances back on stage at Orchestra Hall are anticipated in early Februa... (more...)
Minnesota Orchestra Raises $650,000 and Keeps Playing Minnesota Orchestra Raises $650,000 and Keeps Playing
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2013

A community meeting was held in Minneapolis with more than 300 people in attendance. The musicians revealed that they have raised $650,000 and vow to play on in hopes of resolving their lockout.... (more...)
State Leaders Ask for Aid to Help Minnesota Orchestra Dispute State Leaders Ask for Aid to Help Minnesota Orchestra Dispute
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2013

Former Govenor Arne Carlson who was govenor of Minnesota from 1991-1999, announced that the Minnesota Vikings should contribute money toward resolving the Minnesota Orchestra lockout.... (more...)
Minnesota Orchestra Reaches a Pivotal Weekend Minnesota Orchestra Reaches a Pivotal Weekend
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2013

In Minneapolis, the Minneapolis Orchestra is reaching a breaking point, and it only seems to be getting worse. A year ago, the orchestra was locked out by management after failure to be able to reach negotiations for their contract, according to NPR. The lockout still has not been resolved, causing ... (more...)
Minnesota Orchestra Offers Revised Contract Proposal to Musicians' Union Minnesota Orchestra Offers Revised Contract Proposal to Musicians' Union
by BWW News Desk - August 29, 2013

The Minnesota Orchestra Board Negotiating Committee has issued a revised contract proposal in the ongoing labor dispute with the Musicians' Union that would lift the musician lockout and significantly modify both the proposed wage reduction and the number of work rule changes sought. The Board, whic... (more...)
Minnesota Orchestra Announces Revised Contract in Labor Dispute Minnesota Orchestra Announces Revised Contract in Labor Dispute
by BWW News Desk - August 29, 2013

The Minnesota Orchestra Board Negotiating Committee has issued a revised contract proposal in the ongoing labor dispute with the Musicians' Union that would lift the musician lockout and significantly modify both the proposed wage reduction and the number of work rule changes sought. The Board, wh... (more...)
Minnesota Orchestra Offers Musicians Negotiation Dates; Cancels thru 6/2; Adds July Concerts Minnesota Orchestra Offers Musicians Negotiation Dates; Cancels thru 6/2; Adds July Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2013

The Minnesota Orchestra Board Negotiating Committee has offered three proposed dates to the Musicians' Union for negotiating sessions at the end of this month. The Orchestra also announced the cancellation of two final weeks in its classical subscription season through June 2, as well as the additio... (more...)
ISO Could Face New Musician Contract Negotiations If $5 Million Not Raised by Feb 3 ISO Could Face New Musician Contract Negotiations If $5 Million Not Raised by Feb 3
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2013

According to the Associated Press, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has not yet raised the millions of dollars it needs to fulfill a contract with musicians made following a five-week lockout last September. The standstill began after the ISO told musicians it couldn't keep paying them at their c... (more...)




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