Clarksville: 37 said laid off as printing shifts

The Leaf-Chronicle in Clarksville, Tenn., will move its printing to the nearby Tennessean, effective Nov. 30, Anonymous@1:55 p.m says — five weeks after area publishers’ jobs were combined in another money-saving consolidation move. The 37 Leaf-Chronicle production jobs eliminated are on top of nine others in “creative” (I believe that’s advertising production), the reader says. Laid-off workers got one week of severance pay per year worked, the reader says.

[Image: today’s front page, Newseum]

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5 Responses to “Clarksville: 37 said laid off as printing shifts”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    Next up Asheville I presume?

  2. Anonymous Says:

    I extend my sympathies to all the people losing jobs at the state’s oldest newspaper.

  3. Anonymous Says:

    What is their presstime@ the Tennessean 9:30?

  4. Anonymous Says:

    Well isn’t that lovely? Jobs gone up there and even MORE burden on the antiquated and unreliable press here at 1100 Broadway.

    I hear the chillers should be running at peak performance just in time for the weather to cool off.

  5. Anonymous Says:

    Nashville has things under control, like spending, they have now spent over $38000.00 putting a overboard time clock system in. someone here must be cheating them out of 5 minutes somewhere.

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