27 employees were laid-off on Tuesday, including at least five newsroom staffers at The San Diego Union-Tribune. Since late December, 76 employees were bought out and 14 press room workers were eliminated. These cuts have reduced its workforce by 10 percent in the past month.
The Voice of San Diego reports the company’s president said in a memo to employees the paper must undergo change in light of dramatic revenue losses. “More difficult measures” are to be expected.