Newsday union rejects proposed contract a 2nd time

Unionized employees at Newsday Sunday rejected a proposed contract that sought immediate wage reductions of 5 to 10 percent and a wage freeze for two more years.

In a 331-139 vote, members of Local 406 of the Graphic Communications Conference of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters turned down a tentative agreement that Newsday executives said was necessary in the face of declining revenue....