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  1. #1 the Kennedy Center tried to furlough its Orchestra musicians despite 25 million from 
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    Well this tells you just how uninformed the DUmp is. This was well known from the first few days after the bill was passed. Democrats naturally had nothing to say about it so the DUmp knew nothing about it.

    Demovictory9 (11,284 posts)

    the Kennedy Center tried to furlough its Orchestra musicians despite 25 million from stimulus

    thought they would have their cake and eat it too... stimulus money AND not pay employees.

    The Kennedy Center reached a deal with its National Symphony Orchestra that includes pay cuts and wage freezes after the organization previously attempted to furlough the musicians.

    The center released a statement Tuesday announcing an agreement with the musicians that includes pay cuts of 35 percent for the next six months, a freezing of wages for the 2020-21 season and a delay of a planned pay increase.

    As part of the deal, the District of Columbia Federation of Musicians, the union that represents the orchestra members, said it will drop its grievance filed against the Kennedy Center.

    The Kennedy Center sparked an outcry after the organization sought to furlough orchestra musicians despite receiving $25 million in funding from the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package. Union leaders filed a grievance in response and called the furlough illegal.

    "That action [the furlough] was not permitted under our collective bargaining agreement," the union said in an emailed statement. "In recognition of the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Kennedy Center, however, we have agreed to modify our colle


    SheltieLover (1,484 posts)

    1. Why?

    Why weren't these types of maneuvers expressly prohibited in the bill?

    One company in TX is reducing pay for those who get stim $!🤬

    I know our Dems did the best they could, but this is insane!

    AND dump's properties DO qualify fir stim $!🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬🤬
    Right. Financing this was Piglosi and the Democrats demand so why didn't they do that? They're fine with it if it is for fellow Democrats, that's why.

    elleng (96,324 posts)

    2. Some bad management happening over there.

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    3. Who's In Charge Over There
    Blue Owl (19,174 posts)

    5. Please don't tell us it's now become the Trump Philharmonic
    OBAMA'S H1N1 VIRUS: From April 12, 2009 to April 10, 2010, CDC estimated there were 60.8 million cases (range: 43.3-89.3 million), 274,304 hospitalizations (range: 195,086-402,719), and 12,469 deaths (range: 8868-18,306) in the United States due to the (H1N1)pdm09 virus.
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    While the majority of the nation puts on a crash helmet for a roll of toilet paper, a union of cello players are pissed about a pay cut?
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