‘Chicago Sun-Times’ Guild Members Ratify 3-Year Pact

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By: E&P Staff

Chicago Sun-Times union newsroom employees Wednesday night overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year contract.

As reported, the contract gives the 190 newsroom workers a 1.5% raise in the first year, followed by 2% raises in each of the next two years. The contract also calls for an increased company contribution to health insurance of $5 a year in the first two years, and a $10 contribution in the final year.

The vote to approve the contract was 80 to 18.

The new contract goes into effect Oct. 1.

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