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Month: October 2009

A Brief History of Local 6

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Local 6’s lively history Before the Quake Musicians have always wanted fair treatment and better pay. For example, in 1850 musicians demanded a wage increase before they would perform in the celebration of California’s admission to the United States. To their dismay, the demand was refused. The festivities were held without music. In 1869, musicians […]