Skip to comments.Gannett to Furlough Workers for Week (USA Today) Dinosauer Media Watch
Posted on 01/14/2009 2:13:02 PM PST by xtinct
The Gannett Company, the nations largest newspaper publisher, said on Wednesday that it would force thousands of its employees to take a week off without pay in an effort to avoid layoffs.
Gannett, which owns 85 daily newspapers across the United States including its flagship USA Today, said it could not say exactly how many people would be required to take time off, or how much money the company would save. But it said it would require unpaid leave for most of its 31,000 employees.
Most of our U.S. employees including myself and all other top executives will be furloughed for the equivalent of one week in the first quarter, Craig A. Dubow, the chairman, president and chief executive, wrote in a memorandum to employees.
We sincerely hope this minimizes the need for any layoffs going forward, he added.
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So until we win something, anything-- I'm going to assume they are alive and well.
The country will be a better place when everything Gannett owns and operates goes under.
Abb check this out
USA Today is an asswipe rag. I always rip up the complimentary copy I get in hotels when traveling.
If crAP stops printing their version of the news, does anyone notice?
You have the option to request the paper not be delivered to your room and you'll get a 75 cent credit to your bill.
I’ll remember that!
I wonder what THEY do?