Tag Archives: SAG-AFTRA strike

SoCal Labor Celebrates National Day of Solidarity

More than 20 AFM Local 47 musicians turned out to the Day of Solidarity march and rally outside of Disney Studios in Burbank on Aug. 22. Thousands of union members, labor leaders and community supporters gathered to deliver a singular message to the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on behalf of striking WGA/SAG-AFTRA members: “We are not backing down!”

Stephanie O’Keefe, President, AFM Local 47

AFM Local 47 President Stephanie O’Keefe joined a stage full of labor and community leaders, and proud union members, to deliver a powerful speech to a crowd of thousands in support of striking writers and actors who are standing strong in their fight for a fair contract. Continue reading

August 2023 Overture Online: Hot Labor Summer

Inside This Issue:

  • COVER STORY: Hot Labor Summer – Labor disputes in every sector heat up the Southland
  • Musicians ramp up support for striking writers & actors
  • Member Spotlight: Dave Grohl
  • Report from the 102nd American Federation of Musicians Convention
  • Modern Composition: Free classes for AFM 47 members begin Aug. 2
  • Book Review: ‘Beyond Lip Service: A Framework for Brass Fundamentals”
  • Auditions: Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera, Bay Philharmonic
and more!

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