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Save the Date: 2022 NYC Labor Day Parade

Published August 11, 2022   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

AGMA members are invited to join AGMA and the New York Labor Movement at the 2022 NYC Labor Day Parade on Saturday, September 10! The parade kicks off at 10:00 a.m. at Fifth Avenue & 44th Street. AGMA leaders, staff, and members will walk proudly in the parade behind our brand-new union banner for the first time since summer 2019. Any AGMA members in the area are invited to walk with their union. This year’s theme is WORKERS LEADING, WORKERS RISING and is organized by the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, the federation of 300 unions representing 1.3 million workers in the NYC area, which is the nation's largest municipal labor federation. AGMA and many of its sibling unions have a ... Read More -->

Registration Reminder: Negotiating Workshop on August 15

Published August 9, 2022   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas, Mid & South Atlantic Area

REMINDER! The Staging Staff Caucus is hosting a Negotiating Workshop on Monday, August 15, at 9:00 p.m. ET. All AGMA members in good standing are encouraged to attend. The Staging Staff Caucus hopes this opportunity will assist AGMA members who may join negotiating committees in the future! AGMA members that have already registered do not need to do so again. The Zoom details will be sent ahead of August 15. Joining the Caucus to facilitate the workshop is Arthur Wheaton, director of Labor Studies and who also works in the Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab. His expertise includes workplace training, negotiations, costing out a contract and conflict resolution, as well as auto and aerospace industrial relations. He has taught Collectiv... Read More -->

Kentucky Flood Resources

Published August 8, 2022   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

There are numerous resources available to those impacted by the flooding in Eastern Kentucky that began on July 26. The most comprehensive and current information - including FEMA Mobil Registration Centers, emergency and temporary housing, material donations, mental health services and more - can be found at: https://governor.ky.gov/flood-resources ... Read More -->

AGMA Stands in Solidarity with Workers at Warrior Met Coal

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Since April 2021, hundreds of United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) members have been engaged in an Unfair Labor Practice Strike against Warrior Met Coal in Alabama. Well over one whole year. Recently, the NLRB has ordered the Union to pay Warrior Met Coal over 13 million dollars. AGMA stands in solidarity alongside the United Mine Workers of America as they vigorously challenge an outrageous assessment of damages made by the National Labor Relations Board Region 10 regarding the UMWA’s 16-month strike against Warrior Met Coal in Alabama. We call on the NLRB to immediately reverse the alarming and unprecedented determination they’ve made. UMWA has established a Strike Aid Fund, with UMWA International contributing the first $... Read More -->

Staging Staff Caucus to Host Negotiating Workshop on August 15

Published August 1, 2022   |  By Musical Artists  |  Post in All Areas

The Staging Staff Caucus will host a Negotiating Workshop on Monday, August 15, at 9:00 p.m. ET. All AGMA members in good standing are encouraged to attend. The Staging Staff Caucus hopes this opportunity will assist AGMA members who may join negotiating committees in the future!  Joining the Caucus to facilitate the workshop is Arthur Wheaton, director of Labor Studies and who also works in the Cornell ILR Buffalo Co-Lab. His expertise includes workplace training, negotiations, costing out a contract and conflict resolution, as well as auto and aerospace industrial relations. He has taught Collective Bargaining, Negotiations, Organizational Change, Steward Training, Interest-Based Bargaining, Conflict Resolution, Communications, C... Read More -->