Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Newark Star-Ledger Cuts 365 Production Workers

The Star-Ledger is planning to consolidate its two printing plants to offset economic losses, a move that could result in the elimination of some union jobs, employees were told yesterday.

The plants, in Piscataway and Montville, employ roughly 600 full and part-time workers. The notifications were sent to 365 employees in five unions -- press operators, mailers, drivers, machinists and platemakers.

"We have to save money by cutting our costs," said George Arwady, publisher of The Star-Ledger. "Revenues are falling." [Click for MORE] Sphere: Related Content

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