Met Postpones Lockout
Local entertainment unions continued to keep a watchful eye on New York City as the Metropolitan Opera postponed a threatened lockout late last Thursday night, saying that it had done so at the request of a federal mediator who was brought in at the 11th hour to try to salvage its contract negotiations with the unions representing its orchestra and chorus. With management granting a 72-hour reprieve to try to reach agreements with the unions, though, it was still unclear if the lockout had been averted, or merely delayed…The New York Times
photo: AFM 161-710 President Ed Malaga (white shirt) with AGMA Mid Atlantic rep Eleni Kallas (UNITE shirt) and AFM President Ray Hair (right) at Save The Met rally Thursday in New York City; photo courtesy Ed Malaga NOTE: this is a fast-developing story; watch for updates at dclabor.org
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