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Musicians support UTLA teachers!

Statement in Support of UTLA from AFM Local 47


The teachers of LAUSD are fighting for the schools our students deserve. They want to lower class sizes across all grades. They need more resources in our classrooms and to improve school safety. They want to have more instructional time and fewer standardized tests.

But the DISTRICT is saying NO to all of these demands.

Our teachers alone cannot bring about a better future for our kids. If an agreement is not reached, UTLA teachers are prepared to strike January 14. Continue reading

AFM musicians support SAG-AFTRA videogame strikers

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“Hey hey, shut it down, L.A. is a union town!” supporters chanted at today’s SAG-AFTRA rally against video-game makers. American Federation of Musicians members pictured here with SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris.

AFM members joined more than 300 on a picket line in Playa Vista today in support of SAG-AFTRA interactive video game voice actors who have been on strike since Oct. 21. Continue reading