Via statement released today, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago Federation of Musicians announced they have reached a tentative agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement under the auspices of FMCS mediators.
Details of the agreement will not be made public until both sides ratify the new contract later this week.
The musicians’ union old contract expired on Sept. 13. The CSO’s 2015-16 season, with music director Riccardo Muti, opened as planned on Sept. 17, while negotiations continued.
A grand jury in New York votes to charge the ex-president in a case involving payments made in the 2016 presidential campaign to silence claims he had sex with a porn star. ‘He did not commit any crime,’ a Trump lawyer said.
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Two helicopters crashed in a field in Kentucky during a training exercise. One helicopter had five people aboard and the other had four, the military said.