Guild negotiators and more than 30 observers wait for Times management to arrive at March 26 contract talks held at Proskauer, management's law firm.
Pension Plan Would Still Be Frozen
with more 401(k) contributions instead
|Times Guild member Walt Baranger and |
New York Guild President Bill O'Meara
chat before March 26 talks.
The new proposal included one significant change: Management backed off its initial demand that the jointly run Guild-Times health plan be eliminated and that Guild employees be covered instead under the nonunion employees’ medical plan, which is inferior in many ways to current Guild coverage.