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Tentative Pacts with Unions Avert Metropolitan Opera Lockout Scheme

NEW YORK –Tentative contracts with its major unions on August 18 averted the Metropolitan Opera’s scheme to lock out its 2,500 union workers in mid-August. The workers, including International Association of Theatrical and Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 1 and Musicians Local 802, which represents the Met’s orchestra, were scheduled to vote on the pacts later in August, union leaders said. […]

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Metropolitan Opera’s Salary Cut Demands Force Unions To Plan Strike

Deep salary cut demands, which its unions say are unjustified, and a company threat to close down, at least temporarily, are combining to force members of the 16 unions at New York City’s Metropolitan Opera to plan to strike, if necessary.

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