CORRECTION: Guild to Vote on Tentative Agreement at ‘Hawaii Tribune Herald’

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By: E&P Staff

The approximately 60 Hawaii Tribune Herald employees represented by the Hawaii Newspaper Guild are set to vote June 25 on a tentative contract agreement  at the Hilo daily.

E&P, citing a news report that turned out to be several weeks old, reported earlier Tuesday that little progress had been made in contract negotiations and there was a real possibility Hawaii could see its first newspaper strike since 1967. Earlier this year, members authorized local leaders to call a strike.

Details of the proposed contract were not disclosed publicly. The agreement, if approved, would replace a contract that expired in early 2002. Union members have worked under contract extensions since then.


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