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Press Release:

SEATTLE SYMPHONY AND SEATTLE SYMPHONY & OPERA PLAYERS’ ORGANIZATION ANNOUNCE FOUR-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION WITH INNOVATIVE CHANGE IN PENSION PLAN

Press Release:

Monday, 26 March, 2018

GROUNDBREAKING PENSION AGREEMENT PROVIDES INCREASING, LIFELONG RETIREMENT BENEFITS AT A STABLE AND PREDICTABLE EXPENSE FOR THE ORGANIZATION; SEATTLE SYMPHONY IS THE FIRST ORCHESTRA TO ADOPT THIS TYPE OF PLAN FOR ITS MUSICIANS

AGREEMENT INCREASES MUSICIANS’ SALARIES BY 12% OVER FOUR YEARS


SEATTLE, WA – Seattle Symphony Board Chair Leslie Jackson Chihuly and Seattle Symphony & Opera Players' Organization Chair and Assistant Principal Trumpet Alexander White announce a four-year contract extension including wage increases, a groundbreaking new pension plan and provisions that will help contain cost increases in health insurance. The agreement was reached five months prior to the expiration of the current contract.





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