Saturday, December 17, 2005

Nexstar back to court in case of fired anchors

A summary judgment in favor of Nexstar Broadcasting in a lawsuit brought against the company by a fired husband-and-wife anchor team in Champaign, Ill., has been sent back for another hearing, according to a Friday
According to the article, Jerry Slabe and Maria Carreira-Slabe were told they would have to work more hours than were stipulated in their contracts after Nexstar bought the station. When they refused to work them, they were fired.
Nexstar, of course, owns KSNF in Joplin and is the de facto owner of KODE.

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