Met Opera Reaches Tentative Agreements - Calls Off Lockout
According to the NY Times, The Metropolitan Opera has reached "tentative agreements" this morning after pulling an all-nighter negotiation. The threat of a lock out has been called off.
Allison Beck, the deputy director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, announced:
"These were difficult and highly complex negotiations, and I wish to commend the parties for their resolve in addressing multiple and complex issues. We are grateful for their commitment to the collective bargaining process and grateful most of all that the Metropolitan Opera, one of the world's premier cultural institutions, will continue providing outstanding operas for all to enjoy."