You know it’s serious when the mathematical futurists get involved.
Chicago Symphony president Jeff Alexander told media last night that both sides in the day-old strike had asked their actuaries – who specialise in pension projections – to get back together this week in order to review details related to the proposed retirement benefit.
Voices might get raised in a strike, but no-one hits the actuaries.
Local sources say that pensions are the main sticking point to a settlement.
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