The refusal of the largest union to accept contract terms could make a sale much harder. Workers hope that the newspaper's owner, The New York Times Co., will reopen contract talks.
The Globe's largest union votes Monday on whether to accept a 10 percent pay cut, among other concessions. It points to the turmoil reshaping the industry.
Largest union rejects $10 million in pay and benefit concessions, maneuvers to resume talks. The paper's owner moves to unilaterally slash wages.
Could it produce a prototype that other struggling big-city newspapers could use to survive the current recession?