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Kennedy Center Tells Musicians It Will Stop Paying Them Hours After $25 Million Bailout Is Signed

National Symphony Orchestra will stop receiving paychecks on April 3

The Kennedy Center informed members of the National Symphony Orchestra that they would no longer be paid just hours after President Trump signed a $25 million taxpayer bailout to the cultural center, according to an email obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. Nearly 100 musicians will no longer receive paychecks after April 3

Airline Set to Give Massive Pay Hikes as Taxpayer Bailout Advances

American Airlines agrees to immediate 18 percent pay increase, $6,000 bonus amid coronavirus pandemic

As the airline industry is poised to receive billions in federal handouts amid the coronavirus pandemic, union members working for American Airlines will vote Thursday to approve a new collective bargaining agreement that includes immediate pay hikes and a $6,000 signing bonus.