Met claims $1 million saved in staff deal

Met claims $1 million saved in staff deal


norman lebrecht

August 07, 2014

The Met has reached agreement with the 32BJ SEIU union representing security guards, office staff and other auxiliaries.

The Met had sought a five-year wage freeze, with reduced pensions and health plans. The new deal increases wages by 5.5 percent over five years.

A Met spokesman said it would save the company 3 percent, or $1m, over its previous deal.

This is still small beer. The deals to watch are the musicians, the chorus and the stagehands.


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