Chrysler, UAW agree on new contract

The new four-year contract, which still must be ratified by workers, would create 2,100 jobs. Chrysler also agreed to invest $4.5 billion in its plants under the deal. Last year, the automaker announced plans to spend nearly $1.3 billion to update its facilities in Kokomo.

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Star union voting on new contract

The Indianapolis Newspaper Guild plans to vote this afternoon on a new, two-year contract with the Gannett Co.-owned Indianapolis
Star that includes a 10-percent pay cut and two-year wage freeze.

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Star newsroom braces for pay cuts, possible layoffs

he next two weeks could be critical in determining the level and quality of staffing in the newsroom of The Indianapolis Star, the state’s largest daily newspaper. The paper’s union—which represents about 160 news staffers—and management have been at an impasse since employees’ union contract expired Dec. 31.

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