Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Boston Globe Workers Agree to Cuts

Employees at The Boston Globe voted Monday to accept a package of deep concessions on wages, benefits and job security six weeks after they rejected a similar package, capping a period of labor strife that included a threat by The New York Times Company to close the venerable newspaper.

But the 366-to-179 vote by members of the Boston Newspaper Guild may yet open another tumultuous chapter in The Globe’s history, possibly making way for significant layoffs and the sale of the paper.

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