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Tenative agreement in Cleveland Orchestra strike
Union vote set for this afternoon
by WKSU's KEVIN NIEDERMIER


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Kevin Niedermier
 
There's a tentative agreement in the Cleveland Orchestra strike. After negotiating through the night, the musician's union representatives and the orchestra's management have agreed on a new contract. The musicians will vote on the new contract this afternoon. The musicians went on strike Monday after failing to come to terms over wages. The orchestra is having financial trouble, and asked the musicians to take a five-percent pay cut in the first year of a new contract, the save cuts non-union employees have taken. The musicians, who have worked without a contract since August, say they've already made enough concessions. The strike, which could be a short one, is the Cleveland Orchestra's first in 30-years.
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