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2009-06-22 13:16:46

Union and management officials are close to an amended agreement on contract concessions at The Boston Globe that would go to a union vote, union members said.

2009-06-18 12:02:32

Transportation officials say the use of golf carts by Boston parking regulation enforcers is a more visible and efficient means to patrol the city's streets.

2009-06-15 13:27:00

Loyal Globe Readers Call on New York Times Company to Treat Workers Fairly as Union, Company Set to Meet BOSTON, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As leaders of the Boston Globe's largest union prepare to meet with the New York Times Company today, Globe readers continue their outpouring of support for Globe workers and the institution's vital mission of journalism and free speech.

2009-06-15 10:50:24

Video games can be used to treat patients facing rehabilitation or dealing with various disabilities, researchers said at a Boston conference. The Boston Globe said Monday that researchers discussed the new medical industry trend during the annual Games for Health conference in Boston last week. Healthcare is an enormous industry, and it's looking for big ideas, Steve Downs, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation assistant vice president, said.

2009-06-15 07:31:25

The Boston Newspaper Guild said it was ready with a counter-offer to present to The Boston Globe, which imposed a 23 percent pay cut for union members Sunday. Guild members last week turned down a contract with numerous concessions, although seven other Globe unions have agreed to cuts after the newspaper's owner, New York Times Co., threatened to close the newspaper if it did not reduce annual costs by $20 million. Guild members represent about half of that amount, The Boston Globe reported...

2009-06-12 14:27:45

Three businessmen in Boston are actively considering putting in bids to purchase the Boston Globe, sources knowledgeable about the possible sale say. The anonymous sources said the three individuals contemplating a purchase of the newspaper include Boston Celtics co-owner Stephen Pagliuca, Partners HealthCare Chairman Jack Connors and former Globe executive Stephen Taylor, the newspaper reported Friday. The sources said the businessmen are each attempting to assemble possible investors for a...

2009-06-10 15:11:41

The New York Times Co. is shopping around for a buyer for The Boston Globe, sources who said they were considering bidding on the newspaper said. The Boston Globe reported Wednesday that the Times Co. had hired Goldman Sachs to oversee a possible sale.

2009-06-09 09:45:25

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2009-05-06 08:26:18

The New York Times Co., owner of The Boston Globe, struck a tentative deal with the Globe's last holdout union in efforts to keep the newspaper in operation. Details of the Wednesday agreement with the Boston Newspaper Guild were not disclosed, but union President Dan Totten said the Times proposed a 23 percent wage cut and intimated that a large layoff can be expected regardless of the outcome of negotiations. The Times, which a month ago told unions that $20 million in concessions were...

2009-05-05 14:10:36

A spokesman for The Boston Globe said management was reviewing alternatives beyond union concessions for cutting costs, the newspaper reported Tuesday. Spokesman Robert Powers said management was evaluating alternatives under both the Guild contract and applicable law to achieve as quickly as possible the workplace flexibility and remaining cost savings that we need, the Globe reported. Powers said Monday The New York Times, owners of the Globe, would not file a WARN notice that is required...

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.