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'Star Ledger' Threatens Closure Unless Unions Agree To Concessions

Advance Publication's Newark, N.J. newspaper, The Star Ledger, "is threatening to shut down at the end of the year unless it wins major concessions from its production unions by Sept. 27," writes Keith Kelly. “If the unions provide savings to approximate the savings that could be obtained through outsourcing, this would allow us to continue to print and package in-house, preserving both union and non-union jobs here at the Star-Ledger — otherwise we would like to outsource to obtain the savings," Publisher Rich Vezza told Kelly.

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