Star-Ledger Announces Layoffs of 34 Employees, Including 18 Newsroom Staff
Posted: 1/16/2013  |  By: Ted Sherman and Kelly Heyboer | The Star-Ledger
NEWARK — The jobs of 34 Star-Ledger employees — including nearly 10 percent of the newsroom — are being eliminated in the first large-scale layoffs in the history of the state’s largest daily newspaper, publisher Richard Vezza said this morning.

Eighteen part- and full-time staffers in The Star-Ledger's newsroom of 195 employees are expected to be laid off today, along with 16 positions in other departments. The totals include 19 full-time employees and 15 part-time positions.