From the CSO Association and the CSO Nusicians/Chicago Federation of Musicans:
** JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT ** JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT **
(CHICAGO)—The musicians and management of the Chicago Symphony
Orchestra have arrived at a tentative agreement for a new, three-year
collective bargaining agreement. Ratification of this new contract is
still pending by both parties—the Chicago Federation of Musicians and
the CSOA Board of Trustees—at which time further details will be
announced. When ratified, the new contract will take effect
retroactively on Monday, September 17, 2012.
All previously-scheduled CSO activities will proceed as planned.
A press briefing will be scheduled with representatives from both parties when ratification is complete.