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Cinema Scoring, Collective Media Guild added to AFM International Unfair List

Los Angeles-based Cinema Scoring and Collective Media Guild have been placed on the American Federation of Musicians International Unfair List for failure to pay area standards and discrimination against musicians due to union status.

These employers also appear on the AFM Local 47 Do Not Work For List. Continue reading

Do Not Work For list updates

AFM members: The following have been added to the AFM Local 47 Do Not Work For list:

Collective Media Guild
Failure to pay area standards and discrimination against musicians due to union status

Instrumental Casting
Failure to pay area standards and discrimination against musicians due to union status

Please review the full list here.

Strike sanctions filed against Cinema Scoring, CMG, Peter Rotter Music Services

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Dear Members:

On June 9, 2015, the AFM Local 47 Executive Board requested strike sanction approval from the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor against Cinema ScoringCollective Media Guild, and Peter Rotter Music Services. This request came as the result of these employers’ actual and/or potential non-union engagements that would undermine area standards and harm the livelihoods of musicians who depend on fair employment for their survival.

On June 24, the strike sanctions were approved by the LA County Federation of Labor, which represents over 300 unions and hundreds of thousands of working women and men throughout Los Angeles County. These strike sanctions mean that if and when any of the aforementioned parties calls a non-union engagement, other labor unions have agreed to stand in solidarity with us and not cross our line. Executive Secretary-Treasurer Rusty Hicks sent letters to all parties informing them of the strike sanction authorizations, which can be read here. Continue reading