Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Chicago Sun-Times newsroom union accepts 9 percent pay cut

Chicago Sun-Times newsroom employees represented by the Newspaper Guild voted Tuesday night to accept a temporary 9 percent pay cut and other proposals, as parent Sun-Times Media Group operates under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and seeks a buyer.

Eighty-five percent of those voting approved acceptance of the negotiated concessions, a union official said. The vote total was 52 to 9.

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