Now is the right time to become an American Federation of Musicians member. From ragtime to rap, from the early phonograph to today's digital recordings, the AFM has been there for its members. And now there are more benefits available to AFM members than ever before, including a multi-million dollar pension fund, excellent contract protection, instrument and travelers insurance, work referral programs and access to licensed booking agents to keep you working.
As an AFM member, you are part of a membership of more than 80,000 musicians. Experience has proven that collective activity on behalf of individuals with similar interests is the most effective way to achieve a goal. The AFM can negotiate agreements and administer contracts, procure valuable benefits and achieve legislative goals. A single musician has no such power.
The AFM has a proud history of managing change rather than being victimized by it. We find strength in adversity, and when the going gets tough, we get creative - all on your behalf.
Like the industry, the AFM is also changing and evolving, and its policies and programs will move in new directions dictated by its members. As a member, you will determine these directions through your interest and involvement. Your membership card will be your key to participation in governing your union, keeping it responsive to your needs and enabling it to serve you better. To become a member now, visit www.afm.org/join.
August 18, 2014IM -
AT&T has announced that union members can save big on their monthly wireless service plans. AT&T is the only national unionized wireless service company, and wants to extend their savings to other union members.
AFM members can save 15% on their monthly wireless bill with the Union Plus AT&T Discount Program. Members can also get up to $250 in rebates and can have the $40 activation fee waived when upgrading a phone. Members will also be eligible for the Member Referral Sweepstakes if they share the Union Plus AT&T Discount with their friends and family. To see the full list of discounts and benefits from the program, click here.
Click here for the full list of benefits of being an AFM member.