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Detroit’s Newspaper Unions Reach Deals With Detroit’s Top Two Dailies

newspaperlayoffs cbsistockphoto Detroits Newspaper Unions Reach Deals With Detroits Top Two DailiesDetroit’s newspaper unions have agreed to accept pay cuts and health care concessions.

The Metropolitan Council of Newspaper Unions have ratified a contract that calls for 4.5 percent to 6.5 percent wage cuts and concessions on health care costs.

The two-year contract affects 900 employees at The Detroit News, Detroit Free Press and Detroit Media Partnership, the agency that oversees business operations for both newspapers.

The two-year contract is effective Monday.

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