Owner: Tribune Co.
Effective: April 22, 2009
20 percent of the newsroom staff will be laid off. A year ago, the paper had 480 newsroom employees.
53 newsroom employees were laid off. The layoffs came the same day Tribune Co. asked the bankruptcy court to approve $13 million in bonuses to 700 managers.
Sources: Chicago Tribune; Paper Cuts tip; Crain’s Chicago
* Updated April 22, 2009, with the number of layoffs.