5 thoughts on “Chicago classical musicians on strike

      • And they are usually people who do not need the money; eg lawyers wives, retired execs, etc..
        In our town we have a zoo that has operated for decades but we have a “Zoological Society” that is full of those types. They stick their nose in the actual running of the Zoo and therefore we can not keep a good Zoo director for longer than a year or two.

  1. Musicians locked out

    US: The Minnesota Orchestra has cancelled its concerts between October 18 and November 25 after announcing a lockout of its musicians.

    Management has rejected union proposals for arbitration on a new contract.

    The musicians rejected a management offer that would have cut salaries by an average of 34 per cent.

    http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/news/content/view/full/124580

    See also

    http://wsws.org/articles/2012/oct2012/minn-o04.shtml

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