Union leaders meeting with GM plant bidder

United Auto Workers official Maurice "Mo" Davison is making one last attempt
to put a deal together for a Chicago-area firm to buy the General Motors stamping plant southwest of downtown Indianapolis,
which is slated to close in 2011.

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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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