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Minn. Orchestra Musicians Reject Latest Offer

Locked-out musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra unanimously rejected management’s latest contract proposal. The three-year contract offered by management would have cut musicians salaries’ from an average of $136,000 a year under the old contract to $104,500. Each musician also would also have received a $20,000 signing bonus.

09/28/2013

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Esme’s Blog: A Critical Week For The MN Orchestra

No one disagrees that it is one of the best orchestras in the world. For nearly a year they have been locked out by the Minnesota Orchestra Board. The Orchestra’s renowned conductor Osmo Vanska has […]

09/21/2013

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Musicians Of Minn. Orchestra Announce Lake Harriet Show

The locked-out Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra have announced another free community concert at the Lake Harriet Bandshell.

08/13/2013

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Lawmakers Call For Hearing Into Minn. Orchestra Finances

When the Minnesota Orchestra got $14 million in taxpayer funds to renovate its Minneapolis concert hall, they vouched for its financial stability at the time, citing “three balanced budgets in a row.” Now, some lawmakers want a hearing to investigate whether that was truthful.

12/20/2012

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Union Workers Reject Latest Crystal Sugar Offer

Locked-out union workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. have rejected the latest contract offer from the company.

11/01/2011

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