Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Boston Globe, union reach tentative agreement

The Boston Globe and its largest union have reached a tentative agreement that will save the newspaper $10 million through salary and benefit cuts.

The Globe and the Boston Newspaper Guild issued separate e-mail statements late Tuesday announcing the agreement. The deal is scheduled to come to a vote before Guild membership -- made up of 700 editorial, advertising and business employees -- on July 20.

Under the agreement, salaries would be cut by 5.94 percent and language in contracts regarding job security would be altered.

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