Opera Season May Not Happen Unless Management Reinstates Workers and Acts Fairly

Met bosses have chosen to lock out workers during a pandemic, it is not surprising. This is just one of several high-profile disputes with the Met since Peter Gelb took over as the General Manager. In 2019, Met Opera Hair And Make Up artists were forced to vote to authorize a strike after Met Management refused to compromise on pay issues for months, though a deal was reached before any workers actually walked off the job.