Lockout Over For Minnesota Orchestra Musicians

(Minneapolis, MN) -- A deal is in place to end a 15-month lockout involving Minnesota Orchestra musicians. KSTP-TV reports the musicians are taking a 15-percent cut to their base salaries from 2012 and will pay more for their health insurance. The average salary for the musicians when the lockout started in October 2012 was 135-thousand dollars. The three-year contract takes effect February 1st.