Symphony musicians on strike since Sept. 30

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A Heinz Hall maintenance worker posts cancelled signs on posters outside of the theater, as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra strike continues, Downtown.

A Heinz Hall maintenance worker posts cancelled signs on posters outside of the theater, as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra strike continues, Downtown.

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The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s musicians went on strike Sept. 30 after management demanded that 99 musicians take a 15-percent pay cut and they refused to do so. This is “not about our individual salaries,” the chair of the musicians’ committee said. “This is about maintaining excellence.”