Gannett, the US parent of UK regional newspaper publisher Newsquest, is to end its wage freeze, according to the Gannettoid website.
It says: "Gannett newspaper division president Bob Dickey confirmed in a memo today (March 1) the company will lift its wage freeze April 1. The freeze was imposed April 1, 2009 and said to be for 12 months. There had been growing concern the company would extend the freeze."
Gannettoid has published the full memo, saying it is "the first official confirmation on the topic from the company." Via E&P in Exile.
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