Post-Standard Cutting 112 Employees Through Digital Restructuring
112 employees at Syracuse based Post-Standard newspaper were told Monday that they would no longer be working at the paper at the end of January.
On Friday, the newspaper reported that it would be talking with employees regarding their future at the company in its transition to two new companies.
The Post-Standard and Syracuse.com are joining together to form a new digital company called Syracuse Media Group that is scheduled to launch in January.
The two companies will be looking to fill about 60 new positions over the next few months, current employees who are offered severance packages will be able to apply for these positions.
Beginning in January, The Post-Standard will only be published in print for home delivery and newsstands three days a week: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.