American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada

  1. Canadian Federation of Musicians Announces Strategic Alliance With ACTRA

    November 03, 2011 9:05 AM EDT Canadian Federation of Musicians (CFM) and Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) have worked together for many years in a various capacities on behalf of its membership and have just entered into a formal strategic alli ...

  2. Sirius' Direct-Licensing Efforts Come Under Attack From Recording Academy, AFTRA

    October 27, 2011 7:30 PM EDT In what appears to be a coordinated response to Sirius XM's attempt to bypass SoundExchange and license music directly from labels, leading artist groups have issued alerts to their members denouncing the gambit, which was first reported by B ...

  3. Performance Right Act Reintroduced To Congress

    February 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST As expected the Performance Right Act has been reintroduced jointly to Congress today with Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Bob Corker (R-TN), and B ...