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Metropolitan Opera reaches tentative agreement with biggest unions
Metropolitan Opera reaches tentative agreement with biggest unions

Federal mediators announced Monday that the Metropolitan Opera has reached a tentative agreement with two of its biggest unions, suggesting that a lockout will likely be avoided. The announcement comes about a month before the New York company is set to begin its new season at Lincoln Center. Opera officials have been engaged in tense negotiations with several of its unions for weeks. The agreements have yet to be formally ratified on both sides. Mediators have helped to broker negotiations between the Met and its unions. "These were difficult and highly complex negotiations, and I wish to commend the parties for their resolve in addressing multiple and complex issues,"...

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