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Times Union Cancels Contract With Newspaper Guild

By Dave Lucas


Albany, NY – Over the past 18 months, many newspapers from small towns to major cities have succumbed to the economic downturn, in some cases closing even after local unions have made concessions. On Thursday, The Hearst Corporation, parent company of the Times Union, canceled its contract with the Albany Newspaper Guild. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports the two sides are still talking, but far from agreement