TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2018
Meeting called to order at 11:07 a.m. by President Gagliardi. Present: Recording Vice President Schwartz, Executive Board members Cutler, Dougherty, Garnett, Hyde, Namkung, Sharman, Suttmann. Minutes from March 6, 2018 reviewed. It was moved and seconded to approve the minutes from March 6, 2018 as submitted. Discussion held. Motion carried unanimously.
President Gagliardi reported on negotiations between AFM and Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers for a successor Basic Theatrical and Television Motion Picture Agreement. Discussion held. Gagliardi reported on matters pertaining to personnel of Metropolitan Opera. Discussion held. Gagliardi reported on the status of negotiations between Local 802 and New York City Ballet. Discussion held.
Chief of Staff Carroll present. Allison Porter of Alvarez Porter Group present. Discussion held. Gagliardi requested the renewal of Local 802 membership in Actors’ Fund of America. It was moved and seconded to approve a retroactive 2017 membership at $500 and a 2018 membership at $500, a total expense of $1,000 with such funding to come from the public relations budget. Discussion held. Motion carried unanimously.
Recording Vice President Schwartz presented the terms and conditions of a collective bargaining agreement for the winning ensemble of the Emerging Artist Project competition, Roxy Coss Quintet. Discussion held. Schwartz presented requests from two members for leaves of absence from Broadway shows. It was moved and seconded to approve the leaves of absence as submitted. Discussion held. Motion carried unanimously.
Executive Board member Garnett requested information on the Hotel Users of Music Agreement. Discussion held.
Communications and Marketing Associate DiPasquale present. DiPasquale presented an update on Local 802’s social media activities. Discussion held. DiPasquale excused.
Gagliardi announced he will be meeting with New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson on March 29, 2018 to discuss legislation pertaining to the city’s nightlife. Discussion held.
Carroll presented terms of a retainer agreement from Social Ink for Web site support at a cost of $500 per quarter. Discussion held. Board recessed at 12:25. Board reconvened at 12:28.
Organizing Department Senior Business Rep Gasteyer present. Gasteyer presented a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between Local 802 and John W. Engeman Theatre of Northport, NY. Gasteyer excused. It was moved and seconded to approve the Engeman Theatre MOA for ratification by the bargaining unit. Discussion held. Motion carried unanimously.
Recording Department Principal Business Rep Sheldon present. Sheldon reported on the unsanctioned recording of the HASC Annual Benefit Concert at Geffen Hall on January 7, 2018. It was moved and seconded to demand an appearance of the producers of the HASC engagement before the Executive Board on April 3, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. Discussion held. Motion carried unanimously. Sheldon excused.
Gagliardi announced that Theatre Department Senior Business Rep Couture will attend the AFM Eastern Conference and Officer Training Program, April 5-8, 2018 in King of Prussia, PA. Discussion held. Meeting adjourned at 1:07 p.m.