Archive for the ‘Unions’ Category

What Are Contracts for?; Non-Profit By-Laws Made Simple; Are Union Strikes Force Majeure events?; Artist Visa Updates

Wednesday, June 7th, 2023

LAW & DISORDER Performing Arts Division June 7, 2023  INSIDE THIS ISSUE: • What Are Contracts For?  • Non-Profit Laws Made Simple  • Are Union Strikes Force Majeure Events?  • Artist Visa Updates   Legal Issue of the Month: What Are Contracts For???  It’s no secret that a vast expanses of artists, venues, managers, presenters, […]

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Thursday, January 28th, 2021

EXPLORING NEW BUSINESS MODELS AND PRACTICES IN THE PERFORMING ARTS IN A POST-COVID WORLD By Brian Taylor Goldstein Aside from thwarting a clown car coup, 2021 is certainly not off to the auspicious start we all had hoped for. Nonetheless, it is with trepidatious optimism that we find ourselves crawling out from our burrows like […]

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Can A Union Walk Away With My Contract?

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq.     Dear Law and Disorder:  Is it legal that a presenter can put “strike, lock-out or other labor controversy (including, without limitation, the picketing on the theater by representatives of any labor union having or claiming to have jurisdiction over theater’s employees” into a force majeure clause? I mean, […]

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