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Revolving Door Newsletter: 03.10.09

San Francisco Chronicle, Sacramento Bee Staffers Vote On Their Fate

March 10, 2009
Newspaper employees are being forced to make serious concessions to save their livelihood: In San Francisco, members of the California Media Workers Guild will vote on Thursday to decide whether to agree to terms that could save the money-hemorrhaging San Francisco Chronicle. Just two weeks ago, parent company Hearst said the paper could be shut down within "weeks" if something was not done to curb the dollar loss. The Sacramento Bee's unionized employees voted to take pay cuts in an effort to limit the number of layoffs. As many as 34 employees will still lose their jobs, down from ...

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