CLEL will be tracking the as-yet unwritten SB 382 which proposes to reclassify all orchestral players as independent contractors, since CLEL serves on the board of the local symphony. CLEL's initial take is that this bill is DOA, but we'll see.
The teachers' "work-to-rule" strike, which started in Berkeley and how now spread to the San Fernando Valley, may spread to the entire LA School District. The LA Daily News reports.
(Has anyone else heard of stike where the workers' tactic was to do only what the employer bargained for in the contract? If you're familiar at all with all of the extra work done by teachers, you realize that the sad truth is, if the teachers only fulfill their contracts, education will come to a screeching halt.