We’ve learned that three ad sales reps in USA TODAY’s New York office and one in Chicago lost their jobs on May 13, confirmed by a USA TODAY spokesperson. Our anonymous tipster thought there might have been more layoffs in other ad departments across the country, but we’ve been unable to confirm—let us know if you know more.
Meanwhile, we’re talking about a paper whose parent company that saved $20 million through furloughs in the first quarter of this year and is requiring most of its employees to take a second furlough before June. Guess those haven’t been enough for the nation’s most widely read newspaper.
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