Philly Newspaper Guild: Owners Threaten Liquidation Without Major Concessions
Posted: 1/11/2013 | By: Elizabeth Fiedler | Newsworks
The owners of Philadelphia's two major newspaper are threatening to liquidate the Inquirer and Daily News, according to a newspaper union official, unless the company gets major concessions in the next week.
Dan Gross, president of the Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia,
said Interstate General Media (the papers' parent company) says if it
doesn't have tentative agreements reached with all of its labor unions
by Friday, Jan. 18, it will begin to liquidate the assets of the