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Equity Concludes Negotiations with the Vancouver Opera, Ratification Commences
OPA Equity is pleased to announce a successful conclusion to negotiations with the Vancouver Opera. Ratification of the Vancouver Opera Agreement (VOA) will commence November 21, 2022 for all Equity members eligible to vote on the proposed changes.

Information on this ratification vote will be available at www.caea.com (members only) once the ratification period commences. The deadline to vote is December 12, 2022 at noon PT.

The proposed changes include significant improvements in the areas of fees and working conditions. If ratified, the terms of the VOA will come into effect retroactively as of July 1, 2022.

Please email Executive Director, Arden R. Ryshpan or Business Rep. Manager - Ballet & Opera Agreements / Engagement Policies, Ruth Leggett for any additional information regarding the negotiation and ratification of this agreement.

If you believe you are eligible to vote in the ratification of the VOA, but do not receive your electronic ballot on November 21, 2022, please contact communications@caea.com.
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