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06/18/14 South Florida Musicians Association Urges Boycott of Miami Symphony Over Unpaid Wages

South Florida Musicians Association is encouraging members of the community to boycott the Miami Symphony. The Symphony is delinquent in paying wages to its musicians, with some musicians owed for wages as far back as two seasons ago and some musicians owed as much as an entire seasons’ wages. In response to claims made by several musicians under Miami-Dade County’s Wage Theft Ordinance, the Symphony’s attorney admitted that the Symphony owes money to musicians, but claims that the Symphony is not subject to the County’s Wage Theft ordinance. According to the Symphony’s 2012 tax return, the most recent the Symphony has filed, the Symphony has total liabilities of nearly $1.3 million.

07/01/14 Official Business

SFMA Elections Notice

Please note that nominations are now open for elections for the 2015-17 term of office. For more information, please go to http://afm655.org/elections/ .

07/01/14 Official Business

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07/01/14 Membership Benefits


Following months of development, Local 655  is very excited to present our members with a fully automated online contract system capable of generating fully compliant AFM L-1 and LS-1 stage contracts.

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07/01/14 Local and Industry News

Funding Arts Broward has announced grant winners for 2014.

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