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While we were out, Philadelphia went back to work

It may be the shortest strike in recent history. On Friday, musicians of the Philadelphia Orchestra walked out on strike. On Monday, they walked right back. Here’s what both sides are saying. It does look like the management side blinked first. Management: (Philadelphia, PA) – October 2, 2016 – The leadership of The Philadelphia Orchestra […]
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