Survey of Arts Management

Course blog for American University PERF-570, Fall 2014

Metropolitan Opera Reaches Labor Agreement

The Metropolitan Opera administration reached an early-morning agreement with its stagehand union early Wednesday morning, completing contentious negotiations with its largest unions. Administration is now moving on to talks with the smaller unions involved in opera production, but announced it would proceed with its season on time and as planned.

 

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About Andrew Taylor

Faculty in Arts Management at American University in Washington, DC. Consultant on strategy, structure, and organizational design for arts and culture. Blogger as 'The Artful Manager'.

One comment on “Metropolitan Opera Reaches Labor Agreement

  1. benjamendouglas
    August 26, 2014

    This is one of those “cost alternatives,” right? Mixed feelings about labor unions, but hopefully they can stave off going the heart wrenching way of City Opera… 😦

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