has offered our musicians an extremely fair contract proposal. ... The contract includes increases in salary and benefits and fully protects the existing overtime system. They have rejected that proposal and walked away from the table.
over what is already the most lucrative contract in the industry.
While we typically do not comment on labor negotiations, we will say that we fully expect to reach an agreement with our musicians.
Local 802 continues to lie to the public and its members. Despite our repeated efforts, we have been unable to conclude a collective bargaining agreement and will not negotiate in the press. The Radio City Christmas Spectacular will continue to go on as scheduled.