On July 18, 2019, AFM Local 47 John Acosta on behalf of the entire Executive Board sent the following letter to AFM & Employers’ Pension Fund Trustees stressing the importance of considering the input of all musicians who are stakeholders, particularly those currently working and contributing to the Fund.
Dear AFM-EPF Trustees:
We write to you today with urgency as you deliberate and decide on cuts to the future benefits of thousands of participants and present and future retirees. We have no doubt that the decisions that lay before you weigh deeply on the collective conscious of the Board of Trustees, and we are certain that the obligations of your charge will prioritize the fastidious consideration of the impact these decisions will have on the lives of generations of musicians for many, many years to come. Continue reading