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Local 47 appoints new Finance Committee

The following AFM Local 47 rank-and-file members have been appointed by the Executive Board to serve on the new Finance Committee: Dennis Dreith, Neil Stubenhaus, John Mitchell, Tom Rizzo, Phil Yao.

Working with the Local 47 Trustees and our CPA, this committee will provide rank-and-file input from you, the members, to formulate policies  and strategize for investing the surplus monies resulting from the sale of the 817 Vine Street property. We thank these members for their dedication and willingness to serve.

AFM Local 47 Announces New Agreement Reached With Amazon’s ‘Transparent’


Producers at Picrow agree to hold musicians to fair industry standard

LOS ANGELES, CA (April 11, 2016) — The American Federation of Musicians Local 47 is pleased to report that an agreement has been reached with the producers of Amazon original series “Transparent” to cover musicians working on the show under a union contract.

Producers at Picrow swiftly agreed to sign on to the AFM television and new media agreement after musicians from the Los Angeles musicians union spoke out publicly late last month asking for “Pride for Musicians,” pointing out the unequal treatment of musicians who were not covered under a labor contract unlike all the actors, writers, directors, crew and other workers.  Continue reading