The Boston Musicians' Association represents a community of over 1,600 professional musicians in the Boston metro area.
BMA/BMBA Jan. 26th Meeting CANCELLED
In other weather-related news, here’s some info from the BMA Bylaws that may prove pertinient…
Section 18: CANCELLANTION, SUBSTITUTION, RESCHEDULING
B. Force Majeure:
In case it is impossible to hold a service or continue a series of services, as provided under the terms of the contract, because of extreme acts of nature such as: fire, flood, or pestilence, acts of public enemy, war, or catastrophic accident, the Employer shall have the right to cancel or postpone services, and shall not incur financial obligation to any Musician beyond that for services already performed as a result of such cancellation, for the duration of the emergency;
C. Cancellation Due To Weather:
An Employer may announce, at least three and one-half (3 ½) hours before scheduled service start-time, a cancellation due to adverse weather conditions. If the Employer does not announce such cancellation at least three and one-half (3 ½) hours before the scheduled start time, Musicians shall be compensated for that service except in the case of a bona fide Force Majeure. In case the service is rescheduled, Musicians shall make a good faith effort to attend, but shall not be required to do so. If a Musician is unable to attend a rescheduled service he/she shall not be compensated for that service but shall be paid for any previous services attended;
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