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Equity Concludes Negotiations with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Ratification Commences
OPA Equity is pleased to announce a successful conclusion to negotiations with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Ratification of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Agreement (RWBA) will commence May 1, 2023 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 May 18, 2023, at noon CT.

The proposed changes include significant improvements in the areas of fees, working conditions, and inclusive language. If ratified, the terms of the RWBA will come into effect July 1, 2023.

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 RWBA, but do not receive your electronic ballot on May 1, 2023, please contact communications@caea.com.
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