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Indy Symphony Locks Out Musicians

The Indiana Symphony Orchestra locked out the orchestra's musicians after union negotiations failed.

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Symphony officials say the first two weeks of the season have been canceled as it renegotiates its contract with its musicians' union.

The musicians from the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra have been locked out after negotiations between the orchestra and the musicians’ union failed over the weekend.

The ISO is also canceling its first two weekends of performances and no more negotiations will take place with the Musicians Local 3 until Thursday at the earliest.

On Saturday, the union proposed a two-month contract extension that was $30,000 different from what the ISO was offering, which would allow more time to reach a settlement, but that was rejected.

Now a musical picket of sorts is set up outside the ISO on the circle during lunch hours, as musicians raise awareness, and have said down the road they may have to start raising funds. The musicians are not getting paid and have no health insurance coverage.

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