In light of the Elizabeth Rowe lawsuit (which we’ll be taking a deep dive into on Friday), it seems fitting to make today’s #TBT post all about equal pay for equal work.
Among the lawsuit’s numerous dynamic consequences is whether orchestra musician substitutes should legally qualify for equal pay to their rostered colleagues. We’ve examined this issue in great detail and it continues to be one of the most contentious among professional musicians.
Questions Surround Minnesota Pay Disparity
The Data Behind Substitute Pay Rates
Compared To US Peers, Canadian Orchestras Have Better Substitute Pay Rate Parity
One Year Later, Minnesota Orchestra Pay Disparity Continues To Elicit Strong Opinions
Talking Equal Pay For Equal Work And The MN Substitute Disparity With Robert Levine On SoundNotion.TV
Equal Work For Equal Pay: An Orchestra Musician Third Rail Topic
Minnesota Musicians Ratify Substitute Pay Disparity Through 2020