Under Federal and State law, you have the right to Union representation when you are called in for disciplinary review. To get Union representation, however, you must have a reasonable belief that you will be disciplined as a result of the interview, and you MUST REQUEST that your Union representative be present. Continue reading
Melissa Etheridge is one of rock music’s great female icons. An AFM Local 47 member since 1984, the iconic singer-songwriter will headline and close out the 2019 Pride Festival at Marston Point in Balboa Park, San Diego on Sunday, July 14, 2019. Continue reading
Inside This Issue:
Celebrating Pride Month
Musicians send letters of love to the LGBTQ+ community
Melissa Etheridge to Headline Pride Festival
Iconic singer/songwriter will perform at the celebrations in San Diego
Musicians kick up efforts to win fair contracts in streaming era
Tom Morello: Cultural Warrior to be honored at Labor 411 Blue Tie Gala
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We honor the memory of the following members whose deaths were reported between April 16-May 15, 2019: Continue reading
June is Pride Month, and we’re celebrating with our #ListenLA Pride Playlist!
Featuring a mix of prominent artists who belong to the LGBTQ+ community, along with those who are outspoken allies, this playlist features songs featuring empowered lyrics and danceable rhythms that inspire pride and equality for all. And of course, all of these anthems were recorded union in Los Angeles with AFM Local 47 musicians.
Watch on YouTube above or listen on Spotify below:
Sleep is supposed to be a rejuvenating experience. But this isn’t so if you have sleep apnea, a condition that causes you to stop breathing over and over during sleep.
The majority of people with sleep apnea don’t even realize they have it. But if you suffer from this disorder, you may have been told that you snore loudly and gasp for air when sleeping. And you may be extremely sleepy during the day and have trouble concentrating. Continue reading
A special election to fill a vacancy on the Executive Board, currently held temporarily by P. Blake Cooper as appointed by the Board, will take place at the next General Membership Meeting on July 22, 2019. Please click here to review the full meeting agenda.
For information on Vacancies and Special Elections, please refer to Articles IX and X of the AFM Local 47 Bylaws, available in the members section of our website or upon request from the Secretary/Treasurer’s Office. Continue reading
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Union-proud member and activist to be honored at Labor 411 Blue Tie Gala
Tom Morello is as well known for his heavy guitar riffs with Rage Against the Machine, Audioslave, Street Sweeper Social Club, The Atlas Underground, and his solo acoustic act The Nightwatchman as he is for fervent political activism. Continue reading
The AFM has posted updates to the Theatrical Motion Picture and TV Film (regular and low budget) for 2019. The new scale summaries may be found here.