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Executive Board Minutes

June 11, 2019 - Aug. 6, 2019

Volume 119, No. 8September, 2019

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Meeting called to order at 11:06 am by Financial Vice President Fisher. Present: Recording Vice President Schwartz, Executive Board members Axelrod, Donovan, Frawley, Hoyt, Paisner, Shankin, Managing Director Kantor, Chief of Staff Winkler.
President Krauthamer present via Skype.
Chair, Broadway Contract Negotiating Committee, Jan Mullen present.
Krauthamer presented the memorandum of agreement for a successor collective bargaining agreement between Local 802 and The Broadway League and Disney Theatrical Productions.
Mullen reported on the memorandum of agreement.
Discussion held.
Kantor, Mullen and Winkler excused.
Krauthamer reported on the ratification process for the memorandum of agreement between Local 802 and The Broadway League and Disney Theatrical Productions.
It was moved and seconded to approve the memorandum of agreement for ratification by the bargaining unit, as recommended by the Broadway Contract Negotiating Committee.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Krauthamer excused at 12:51.
Board recessed at 12:52.
Board reconvened at 1:05.
Local 802 counsel Harvey Mars present.
Mars and Recording Vice President Schwartz announced the completion of negotiations for a successor collective bargaining agreement between Local 802 and Local 153 OPEIU and reported on the terms of the agreement.
Discussion held.
Winkler present.
Executive Board member Cohen on speakerphone at 1:24.
Fisher and Mars reported on the newly promulgated Local 802 Single Engagement Concert wage scales.
Discussion held.
Fisher and Mars reported on a matter pertaining to overtime wages received for musicians who performed at the United Nations on June 30, 2015.
Discussion held.
Mars and Winkler excused.
It was moved and seconded to approve the successor collective bargaining agreement between Local 802 and Local 153 OPEIU as submitted.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
It was moved and seconded to approve the promulgated Local 802 Single Engagement Concert wage scales.
Discussion held.
Winkler present.
Motion carried unanimously.
Minutes of June 4, 2019 reviewed.
It was moved and seconded to approve the minutes of June 4, 2019 as corrected.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Schwartz presented requests from three 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 Frawley presented a budget for an event sponsored by Women of 802.
It was moved and seconded to approve up to $100 for the Women of 802 event.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Fisher reported on matters pertaining to the Local 802 investment policy.
Discussion held.
Meeting adjourned at 2:48 pm.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Meeting called to order at 11 am by President Krauthamer. Present: Financial Vice President Fisher, Recording Vice President Schwartz, Executive Board members Cohen, Donovan, Frawley, Shankin, Managing Director Kantor.
President Krauthamer reviewed the proposed Recommendations and Resolutions to be under consideration at the 101st AFM Convention, June 17-20, 2019.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on the eligibility requirements to ratify the memorandum of agreement (MOA) for a successor collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between Local 802 and The Broadway League and Disney Theatrical Productions.
It was moved and seconded to accept the recommendation of the Local 802 Theater Committee that eligibility to ratify the MOA be based on a total of six weeks of contributions to the Local 802 Musicians Health Fund in increments of two weeks annually during the three-year term of the prior CBA that expired on March 3, 2019.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Meeting adjourned at 12 pm.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Meeting called to order at 11:11 a.m. by President Krauthamer. Present: Financial Vice President Fisher, Recording Vice President Schwartz, Executive Board members Axelrod, Donovan, Hoyt. Frawley, Kainuma, Shankin.
President Krauthamer presented requests from five 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.
Krauthamer presented an invoice from Spivak Lipton LLC in the amount of $15,600 for legal services during the month of May, 2019.
It was moved and seconded to approve for payment the invoice from Spivak Lipton LLC as submitted.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Minutes of June 11, 2019 reviewed.
It was moved and seconded to approve the minutes of June 11, 2019 as submitted.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Minutes of June 14, 2019 reviewed.
It was moved and seconded to approve the minutes of June 14, 2019 as corrected.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Financial Vice President Fisher presented an amended invoice from Richard I. Bloch in the amount of $56,492.08 for services relating to an arbitration between Local 802 and New York Philharmonic, replacing the invoice previously approved by the Executive Board.
Executive Board member Kainuma excused at 11:37.
It was moved and seconded to approve for payment the amended invoice from Richard I. Bloch as submitted.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Fisher presented an invoice in the amount of $1,617.50 for the services of a court reporter, pertaining to an arbitration between Local 802 and New York Philharmonic.
It was moved and seconded to approve for payment the invoice for the services of the court reporter as submitted.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Kainuma present at 11:44.
Fisher reported that she had approved the use of public services scales for a rehearsal and a concert presented by Julia Barry Productions at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church on October 17 and 19, 2019.
Discussion held.
It was moved and seconded to confirm an email poll approving the agreement between Local 802 and New York Pops for ratification by the bargaining unit.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Recording Department Business Rep Pawlo present.
Pawlo presented a limited pressing agreement for the cast album of the Playwrights Horizon production of A Strange Loop.
Pawlo excused.
It was moved and seconded to approve the limited pressing agreement for A Strange Loop as submitted.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Fisher reported that she had attended the NYCOSH gala, Through the Years, on June 18, 2019.
Discussion held.
Recording Vice President Schwartz reported on Local 802’s participation in Make Music Day events on June 21, 2019 that featured members’ performances at Caribbean Cultural Center and at Union Square.
Schwartz announced a successor collective bargaining agreement had been reached between Local 802 and 92nd Street Y for Jazz in July engagements.
Discussion held.
Schwartz announced a successor collective bargaining agreement covering faculty had been reached between Local 802 and Kaufman Music Center.
Discussion held.
Schwartz announced that the engagement at The Town Hall on June 24, 2019 hosted by Jason Robert Brown featuring Stephen Sondheim and benefiting Brady Campaign to end gun violence will be covered under the Local 802 Single Engagement Club Date Agreement and an AFM agreement for the use of social media clips.
Discussion held.
Brian Weld of Cushman Wakefield realtors present.
Weld presented rental proposals for vacant space on the sixth floor of the union hall.
Discussion held.
Weld excused.
It was moved and seconded to approve the rental of 2,191 square feet on the sixth floor to The New York SongSpace, Ltd.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Board recessed at 12:40.
Board reconvened at 1 pm.
Managing Director Kantor present.
Kantor and Executive Board member Axelrod reported on a bylaw amendment pertaining to harassment.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on a personnel matter at a Broadway show.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on matters to be brought before the membership meeting on June 26, 2019.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on the attendance of Local 802 delegates at the 101st AFM Convention.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer presented a memorandum of agreement between Local 802 and New York City Ballet pertaining to the position of Music Librarian.
It was moved and seconded to approve the addition of Music Librarian to the bargaining unit of New York City Ballet Orchestra.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Krauthamer presented a memorandum of agreement between Local 802 and Radio City Productions LLC.
It was moved and seconded to approve the memorandum of agreement between Local 802 and Radio City Productions LLC for ratification by the bargaining unit.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Krauthamer and Kantor reported on matters pertaining to a settlement agreement between Local 802 and a telecom provider regarding services to Local 802.
It was moved and seconded to approve the settlement agreement with the telecom provider.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Meeting adjourned at 3:24 p.m.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Meeting called to order at 11:08 am by Financial Vice President Fisher. Present: Recording Vice President Schwartz, Executive Board members Cohen, Davis, Frawley, Hoyt, Kainuma, Paisner, Shankin, Chief of Staff Winkler. President Krauthamer absent.
Minutes of June 25, 2019 reviewed.
Executive Board member Axelrod present at 11:12.
It was moved and seconded to approve the minutes of June 25, 2019 as corrected.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Recording Vice President 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.
Financial Vice President Fisher presented a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for a successor collective bargaining agreement between Local 802 and Riverside Symphony.
It was moved and seconded to approve the MOA with Riverside Symphony for ratification by the bargaining unit.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
President Krauthamer present via Skype at 11:35.
Krauthamer reported on the ratification process of the memorandum of agreement for a successor collective bargaining agreement between Local 802 and RC Productions LLC (Radio City).
Discussion held.
Krauthamer excused at 12:41.
Member Katherine Hannauer present on telephone.
Hannauer presented a proposal to work with members and staff of the local on a community partnership program of occupational therapy and injury prevention in conjunction with an assignment for her master’s degree studies at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn.
Hannauer excused.
Meeting recessed at 1:02.
Meeting reconvened at 1:20.
It was moved and seconded to approve the proposal from Katherine Hannauer with logistics to be determined.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Chief of Staff Winkler reported that a representation petition to unionize has been filed with the NLRB on behalf of musicians performing for Distinguished Concerts International NY.
Discussion held.
Board discussion held on eligibility to ratify the MOA with RC Productions LLC.
It was moved and seconded to recognize the Radio City Music Hall Orchestra pool players as the bargaining unit for purposes of ratifying the MOA for a successor collective bargaining agreement between Local 802 and RC Productions LLC.
Discussion held.
Motion carried, Hoyt and Kainuma opposed.
Winkler excused.
It was moved and seconded that the Executive Board, in consultation with the current Radio City Music Hall Orchestra Committee, make a plan to reorganize the committee and redefine the bargaining unit to include split chair holders who qualify, immediately following the first rehearsal of the 2019 season.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Meeting adjourned at 3:35 p.m.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Meeting called to order at 11:07 am by President Krauthamer. Present: Financial Vice President Fisher, Recording Vice President Schwartz, Executive Board members Axelrod, Davis, Frawley, Kainuma, Shankin.
President Krauthamer presented a request from a member for a leave of absence from a Broadway show.
It was moved and seconded to approve the leave of absence as submitted.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Minutes of July 2, 2019 reviewed.
Discussion held.
Minutes of July 2, 2019 tabled.
Executive Board member Hoyt present at 11:15.
Krauthamer requested that the board confirm the results of an email poll of June 26, 2019 pertaining to the public relations services of BerlinRosen.
It was moved and seconded to confirm the results of the email poll.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Krauthamer reported on the ratification of the memorandum of agreement for a successor collective bargaining agreement between Local 802 and RC Productions LLC.
Executive Board member Cohen on the telephone at 11:33.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on matters pertaining to the Council for Living Music.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer excused at 12:35.
Financial Vice President Fisher assumed the chair.
Board recessed at 12:40.
Board reconvened at 12:47.
Principal Business Representative Weeks present.
Weeks presented a successor collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between Local 802 and 92nd St. Y pertaining to the Jazz in July concert series.
Discussion held.
Weeks presented a member/leader agreement between Local 802 and Regina Violin LLC.
Discussion held.
Weeks presented a member/leader agreement between Local 802 and MLeonhart, Inc.
Discussion held.
Weeks presented a member/leader agreement between Local 802 and Perla.org LLC.
Discussion held.
Weeks excused.
It was moved and seconded to approve the CBA with 92nd St. Y as submitted.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
It was moved and seconded to approve the agreement with Regina Violin LLC for ratification by the bargaining unit.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
It was moved and seconded to approve the agreement with MLeonhart, Inc. for ratification by the bargaining unit.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
It was moved and seconded to approve the agreement with Perla.org LLC as submitted.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Fisher reported that she had approved the utilization of public service rates by Orchestra of St. Luke’s for rehearsals and concerts for its Fall and Spring Education series scheduled for November 19-21, 2019 and March 10-12, 2020 and for its Music in Color series scheduled for April 17, 19, 23, 25 and 26, 2020.
Discussion held.
Fisher reported on matters pertaining to travel arrangements to attend the ICSOM Conference.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer present at 2:20 and assumed the chair.
Krauthamer presented three bylaw amendments sent back to the Executive Board, in accordance Article VIII Section 4 of the Local 802 Constitution and Bylaws, for its consideration following the membership meeting of June 26, 2019 in which that meeting failed to achieve a quorum.
The bylaw amendments being as follows:
WHEREAS Local 802 desires to update Bylaw Article I, Section 2(f) so that it is congruent with current technology and organizational best practices, and
WHEREAS, the revision of this section will benefit Local 802 and its membership in the respect that once adopted it will effectuate a significant cost savings,
NOW,
HEREBY IT BE RESOLVED,
That Bylaw Article I, Section 2(f),
BE AMENDED as follows:
Article I Section 2(f)
Send or transmit a copy of the official Journal to each member either by electronic means or by mail and have printed published in the official Journal all proceedings of the Executive Board. The official Journal shall be printed published 11 times a year, only one to be published during the summer months, which issue is to be designated “July August” issue.
It was moved and seconded to approve the bylaw amendment to Article I Section 2(f) as submitted.
Discussion held.
Motion carried, Axelrod and Shankin opposed.
WHEREAS Local 802 desires to update Bylaw Article III, Section 5(a) so that it is congruent with current best practices, and
WHEREAS, the revision of this section will benefit Local 802 and its membership in the respect that once adopted it will effectuate a significant cost savings,
NOW,
HEREBY IT BE RESOLVED,
That Bylaw Article III, Section 5(a),
BE AMENDED as follows:
I.Article III Section 5(a)
In addition to any other dues provided for in these Bylaws or required to be paid pursuant to the Bylaws of the American Federation of Musicians., there shall be paid by all members on all musical engagements work dues in the amount of three and one-half percent (3.5 percent) of the minimum scales earned by such members on all such musical engagements. Work dues on engagements done under Federation negotiated Agreements covering services rendered for electronic media (recording, broadcasts, films, video, etc.) shall be four and one-half percent (4.5 percent) of the minimum scales earned by members on all such engagements, except as follows: sound recordings: four and one-quarter percent (4.25 percent, demo recordings: four percent (4 percent), theatrical and low budget motion picture: four and one-quarter percent (4.25 percent), incidental theatrical: four and one-quarter percent (4.25 percent), limited pressing: four percent (4 percent), which amounts shall include the appropriate percentage of scale wages due and payable by the Local to the Federation as Federation Work Dues as provided for in Article 9, Section 32(b) of the Federation Bylaws for such electronic services. A further portion of the amount thus collected by the Union equivalent to one-quarter of one percent (0.25 percent) of all scale earnings on which work dues are collected by Local 802 shall be dedicated for use in Public Relations programs. A further portion of the amount thus collected by the Union equivalent to one-quarter of one percent (0.25 percent) of all scale earnings on which work dues are collected by Local 802 shall may at the discretion of the Executive Board be dedicated for used in for Public Relations programs. Such programs may include the Emerging Artists Project (EAP) and any other similar program meant to increase the union’s membership and bargaining unit work available to the union’s membership. The amount of any grants awarded as part of such program shall not exceed the actual amount of funding established by the Executive Board available for such program at time. The Union will notify its members of the status of such program on an annual basis. Work dues payable by members on all income earned under Local 802 Agreements for work only as teachers and recording studio engineers shall be calculated at two percent (2 percent) of the scale established by the collective bargaining agreement under which such teaching services are performed.
It was moved and seconded to approve the bylaw amendment to Article III Section 2(f) as submitted.
Discussion held.
Motion carried, Shankin opposed.
WHEREAS Local 802 desires to update Bylaw Article I, Section 3 (c) so that it is congruent with current organizational best practices, and
WHEREAS, the revision of this section will benefit Local 802 and its membership in the respect that once adopted it will effectuate a significant cost savings,
NOW,
HEREBY IT BE RESOLVED,
That Bylaw Article I, Section 3 (c),
BE AMENDED as follows:
Article I Section 3 (c)
(c) unless the Executive Board shall otherwise direct, pursuant to Section 5 (gg) herein, submit semi annually a detailed financial report to the Executive Board, attested by a registered Certified Public Accountant selected by the Executive Board, of the financial condition of the Local;
(d) semi annually publish in the official Journal a detailed report of the financial condition of the Local, which report shall be attested by the C.P.A. selected as above.
It was moved and seconded to approve the bylaw amendment to Article I Section 3(c) as submitted.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Executive Board member Frawley discussed staffing at the local.
Discussion held.
Meeting adjourned at 3:02 p.m.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Meeting called to order at 11:22 am by President Krauthamer. Present: Financial Vice President Fisher, Recording Vice President Schwartz, Executive Board members Cohen, Frawley, Paisner, Shankin.
Executive Board member Axelrod called in by telephone.
It was moved and seconded to approve the minutes of July 2, 2019 as submitted.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Minutes of July 9, 2019 reviewed.
It was moved and seconded to approve the minutes of July 9, 2019 as corrected.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
President Krauthamer presented requests from three 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.
Financial Vice President Fisher reported on matters pertaining to Bronx Arts Ensemble.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on his meeting last week with the Orchestra Committee of New York Philharmonic.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on his discussion with Carnegie Hall pertaining to its Link Up educational program.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on his meeting with member Cecelia Hobbs Gardner pertaining to the work of the Local 802 Harassment Committee.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on the establishment of the 401(k) as negotiated in the collective bargaining agreement between Local 802 and The Broadway League and Disney Theatrical Productions LLC.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on the ratification process of the collective bargaining agreement between Local 802 and City Center for its Encores! series.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported that he will be conferring with Scott Irgang of The Broadway League regarding certain negotiated terms of the collective bargaining agreement between Local 802 and The Broadway League and Disney Theatrical Productions LLC.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on the development of a members’ resource center online.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on plans for the Local 802 Next Generation committee.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on funding received from Music Performance Trust Fund for Jazz Mentors’ Student Jazz Jams series.
Discussion held.
Discussion held.
Board recessed at 1:03.
Board reconvened at 1:18.
Krauthamer called the meeting into executive session at 1:18.
Recording Vice President Schwartz excused at 1:30.
Krauthamer called the meeting out of executive session at 1:45.
Schwartz present at 1:46.
Meeting adjourned at 1:47 pm.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Meeting called to order at 11:14 am by President Krauthamer. Present: Recording Vice President Schwartz, Executive Board members Axelrod, Davis, Donovan, Hoyt, Kainuma, Paisner, Shankin, Managing Director Kantor.
Minutes of July 16, 2019 reviewed.
It was moved and seconded to approve the minutes of July 16, 2019 as corrected.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
President Krauthamer presented an invoice from Spivak Lipton LLP in the amount of $9,262.50 for legal services.
It was moved and seconded to approve for payment the invoice from Spivak Lipton LLP as submitted.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Krauthamer presented a memorandum of agreement (MOA) between Local 802 and Hora Decima pertaining to a successor collective bargaining agreement.
It was moved and seconded to approve the MOA with Hora Decima for ratification by the bargaining unit.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Recording Vice President Schwartz reported on a grievance to be filed against New York City Opera pertaining to violations of its collective barging agreement with Local 802 relating to the recording of incidental music utilized in the production of the opera, Stonewall.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer distributed a draft bylaw amendment to Article IV, Section 1 (uu) prohibiting all forms of workplace discrimination, harassment and mistreatment.
Managing Director Kantor reviewed the bylaw amendment with the Executive Board.
Discussion held.
Executive Board member Cohen called in to the meeting by telephone at 12:29.
Board recessed at 12:33.
Board reconvened at 12:42.
Krauthamer presented a note of thanks from the musicians of Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for Local 802’s donation during the on-going lockout.
Discussion held.
Executive Board member Axelrod reported on plans to install artwork in the club room.
Discussion held.
Meeting adjourned at 12:45 pm.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Meeting called to order at 11:10 am by President Krauthamer. Present: Financial Vice President Fisher, Recording Vice President Schwartz, Executive Board members Axelrod, Cohen, Davis, Donovan, Kainuma, Paisner, Shankin.
President Krauthamer presented requests from eight 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.
Minutes of July 23, 2019 reviewed.
It was moved and seconded to approve the minutes of July 23, 2019 as corrected.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Recording Department Senior Business Representative Friedman present.
Friedman presented a successor collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between Local 802 and Kaufman Music Center covering the Faculty.
Friedman presented a limited pressing agreement (LPA) between Local 802 and Vivian Beaumont Theater Inc. d/b/a Lincoln Center Theater for the cast album recording of In the Green.
Friedman excused.
It was moved and seconded to approve the CBA with Kaufman Music Center for ratification by the bargaining unit.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
It was moved and seconded to approve the LPA with Vivian Beaumont Theater for In the Green.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Recording Vice President Schwartz reported on matters pertaining to the non-payment of work dues.
Discussion held.
Executive Board member Davis excused at 12:20.
Board recessed at 12:25.
Board reconvened at 12:36.
Financial Vice President Fisher presented a successor collective bargaining agreement (CBA) between Local 802 and Queens Symphony Orchestra (QSO).
It was moved and seconded to approve the CBA with QSO.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Fisher reported on matters pertaining to American Classical Orchestra.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on the revised organizational structure of Local 802.
Discussion held.
Board recessed at 1:43.
Board reconvened at 1:51.
Managing Director Kantor present.
Kantor reviewed a proposed amendment to Article IV Section 1 (uu) of the Local 802 Bylaws.
It was moved and seconded to approve the amendment to the bylaws for referral to the membership at the next scheduled meeting, as follows:

WHEREAS Local 802 desires to update Bylaw Article IV, Section (uu) so that it is congruent with current legal precedents and statutes, and
WHEREAS, the revisions of this section will benefit Local 802 and its membership in the respect that, once adopted, it will serve to improve Local 802 members’ working conditions by prohibiting all forms of workplace discrimination, harassment and mistreatment.
NOW,
HEREBY IT BE RESOLVED,
That Bylaw Article IV, Section 1 (uu),
BE AMENDED as follows:
Article IV Section 1 (uu)
(uu) (1)(i) to directly or indirectly practice discrimination or harassment in the workplace or in a work-related setting outside the workplace in any form on the basis of race, religion, age, political affiliation or persuasion, disability, ancestry, pregnancy, national origin or ethnic background, color, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, or sexual preference, citizenship status, marital/partnership status and genetic predisposition, or against any other protected class under Federal, State or Municipal law, including but not limited to contracting, hiring, booking, securing engagements, terms of employment or working conditions; or (ii) to engage in retaliatory behavior, including adverse employment action, against any individual who reports discrimination or harassment, or who participates in an investigation of such reports.
(2)(i) to engage in mistreatment or unwelcome conduct in the workplace or in a work-related setting outside the workplace, that is persistent and severe, whether verbal, non-verbal, physical, or communicated through electronic means, digital devices or otherwise, that (a) harms, intimidates, threatens, degrades or humiliates a member, or (b) has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with another member’s work performance; or (ii) to engage in retaliatory behavior, including adverse employment action, against any individual who reports mistreatment or unwelcome conduct that is persistent and severe, or who participates in an investigation of such reports.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Board recessed at 2:40.
Board reconvened at 2:51.
Krauthamer excused at 2:52.
Fisher assumed the chair.
Fisher presented a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for a successor collective bargaining agreement between Local 802 and Big Apple Performing Arts, Inc. d/b/a NYC Gay Men’s Chorus.
It was moved and seconded to approve the MOA with Big Apple Performing Arts, Inc.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Krauthamer present at 2:55 and assumed the chair.
Krauthamer called the meeting into executive session at 3:00.
Executive Board member Kainuma excused at 3:07.
Krauthamer called the meeting out of executive session at 3:58.
Meeting adjourned at 3:59 pm.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Meeting called to order at 11:10 am by President Krauthamer. Present: Financial Vice President Fisher, Recording Vice President Schwartz, Executive Board members Axelrod, Cohen, Davis, Donovan, Frawley, Kainuma, Paisner, Shankin.
President Krauthamer presented an invoice in the amount of $1,000 from Alan R. Viani for arbitration services pertaining to a grievance between Local 802 and Organization of Union Representatives.
It was moved and seconded to approve for payment the invoice from Alan R. Viani as submitted.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Executive Board member Donovan present at 11:13.
Krauthamer presented a budget for Local 802 participation in the NYC Labor Day Parade.
It was moved and seconded to approve up to $8,000 for the Labor Day Parade.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Krauthamer proposed a staff appreciation day.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on repairs to the fifth floor HVAC system.
Discussion held.
Minutes of July 30, 2019 reviewed.
It was moved and seconded to approve the minutes of July 30, 2019 as corrected.
Discussion held.
Motion carried unanimously.
Financial Vice President Fisher reported that she had approved a request from Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra to utilize public service rates for a rehearsal and a school demonstration concert on October 25, 2019.
Discussion held.
Fisher reported that she met with the orchestra committee of the Mostly Mozart Festival.
Discussion held.
Fisher reported that she had met with the management of American Classical Orchestra.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on upcoming negotiations with employers from Not-for-Profit theaters.
Discussion held.
Shea Scruggs present.
Chief of Staff Winkler present.
Scruggs made a presentation on matters of diversity, equity and inclusion in the field of music performance.
Discussion held.
Scruggs excused.
Winkler excused.
Board recessed at 1:10.
Board reconvened at 1:22.
Controller Emelianova present.
Managing Director Kantor present.
Emelianova presented the Local 802 financial report for the period of January through June 2019.
Discussion held.
Emelianova excused.
Kantor reported on matters pertaining to investments managed by Morgan Stanley.
Discussion held.
Kantor excused.
Krauthamer reported on plans for the Labor Day Parade.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on a meeting with representatives of The Broadway League pertaining to the implementation of the 401(k) provision of the Broadway agreement.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported that he had interviewed candidates for the position of director of field services.
Discussion held.
Krauthamer reported on the status of the Local 802 Next Generation initiative.
Discussion held.
Executive Board member Frawley reported on matters pertaining to developmental theatrical productions.
Discussion held.
Frawley reported on matters pertaining to the role of music assistants on Broadway shows.
Discussion held.
Executive Board member Paisner reported on matters pertaining to the upcoming Broadway production of Tina: The Tina Turner Musical.
Discussion held.
Meeting adjourned at 2:51 pm.