Philadelphia musicians slip down the pay leaguemain
Their contract expires Sunday midnight and the players say they are losing money.
In 2011, their wages were roughly on par with the Boston Symphony. Now the Bostonians are making base pay of $152,672 while the Phillies have slipped to $128,544. Pride is at stake.
Peter Dobrin reports here on a tricky standoff where the orchestra says there’s no extra money and the players feel undervalued.