September 30, 2014
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Newspaper Guild members at The Sacramento Bee have agreed to take pay cuts of up to 6 percent to save jobs at the
Guild leaders said Friday that their members voted 65 percent to
35 percent to accept the pay cuts.
The deal saves 19 Guild-covered jobs in the paper's editorial
and advertising departments, at least for now. The Bee's managers
still plan to eliminate 34 other positions.
In addition to the pay cuts, the proposal allows the newspaper's
management to require employees to take a week of unpaid leave.
The Bee is owned by the McClatchy Co., the nation's third
largest newspaper publisher.
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