Asking for cuts in retirement benefits, WGBH began negotiations with the public broadcaster’s largest union, reports the Boston Globe.
WGBH wants concessions including moving to a performance-based pay raise system and cutting the company’s match for employee retirement plans in half, the story says. WGBH is seeking to reach a new three-year agreement with the Association of Employees of the Educational Foundation, Local 1300 of the Communications Workers of America as its current contract is due to expire on Oct. 31, the article adds.
Local 1300 President Jordan Weinstein declined to comment.
WGBH produces one-third of the Public Broadcasting Service’s programming, including shows such as "Nova" and "Frontline,’ the story says.