Arbitration hearing this Thursday for suspended Pi-Press reporters
The other shoe drops in case of reporters suspended for attending Springsteen concert
This Thursday, April 7, there will be a formal arbitration hearing over the Pioneer-Press's suspension last fall of Charles Laszewski and Rick Linsk, the two reporters who made headlines and lost three days' pay in the service of Knight-Ridder's desire to market the Pi-Press as the tough, conservative alternative to the Star Tribune. Newspaper Guild executive officer Mike Sweeney writes about the case at the Guild website; and here's Jim Walsh's CP column about the suspensions from last fall.
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