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SAG-AFTRA Continues Commercials Agreement Negotiations
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SAG-AFTRA Continues Commercials Agreement Negotiations

April 4, 2013 By Stephanie West NEW YORK NY – Representatives of SAG-AFTRA and the Joint Policy Committee representing the advertising industry have agreed to extend for one week the current Screen Actors Guild Television Recorded Commercials agreement and AFTRA Radio Recorded Commercials agreement.

You Made it Union!
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You Made it Union!

By Adam Witkowski Allegro, March 2013 Reprinted in LaborPress March 21, 2013 Musicians backing up Josh Groban win contract and benefits, thanks to an anonymous tip. Have you ever gone into a job that you assume to be union, only to find out at the last minute that there is no contract? That is exactly…

Local 802 Membership Supports the ERF!
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Local 802 Membership Supports the ERF!

January 29, 2013 By Andrew Schwartz, Fundraising Coordinator The Local 802 Musicians' Emergency Relief Fund is in the midst of a Winter fundraising drive. For the many have shown their support we say, "Thank you for caring!"

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King of the Kit – Lion King Drummer Swells with Union Pride

January 8, 2013 By Joe Maniscalco Broadway wasn't even on Carter McLean's radar when he first started working at  legendary Manny's Music store in Manhattan just prior to 9/11. The self-taught musician  from Connecticut and lead Lion King drummer had just wrapped up his studies at the University at Colorado Boulder and was hoping to…

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