By Howard Pousner
The sometimes-noisy negotiations for a new Atlanta Symphony Orchestra collective bargaining agreement that began in March will continue even past the deadline for a new contract that passed quietly at midnight Saturday.
The ASO posted the following announcement on its Web site today:
“While the current contract between the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Atlanta Federation of Musicians expired on August 25, 2012, both parties are continuing to work towards a solution. Negotiations are ongoing.
“We have some serious budget issues to address but we are all striving for the same thing — a thriving music community.”
Here’s is a link to our story detailing the issues beteen the ASO administration and its 93 musicians that appeared in Saturday’s AJC:
Check ajc.com later today for an update.