The new one-year agreement between AGMA and Opera Philadelphia was ratified by AGMA leadership, after being overwhelmingly approved by the shop. This is a Memorandum of Agreement and negotiations begin in 2023.
- 3% increase in compensation, per diems, and overtime
- Commitment to begin 2023 negotiations at the MOA rates
- Commitment to continue monthly Joint Labor-Management Committee meetings
- Contractual recognition of OP’s racial equity work, commitment to include AGMA Artists in ongoing work of EIC (Equity and Inclusion Committee); agreement that monthly JLMC meetings will address equity issues, such as recruitment, selection, retention, mentorship, training, advancement, and accessibility
Thank you to the negotiating committee and congratulations on this one-year agreement!