Union Bargains To Ease N.Y. Times Cuts

Law360, New York (November 29, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A day after The New York Times Co. announced that it would be slashing 13 job positions from its newsroom, the labor union representing the employees is gearing up for negotiations to soften the blow.

In an e-mail message on Wednesday, Bill Keller, the newspaper's executive editor, informed employees that the growing need for tighter spending had driven the company to more layoffs, although they will be limited to the newsroom support staff and will not affect journalists.

The Newspaper Guild of New York, which represents...
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