Twelve former employees of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch have sued the paper, saying corporate officials lied to them about the benefits the employees would receive after taking an early retirement offer in 2007.
The owner of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch announced today that it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this month.
Lee Enterprises, based in Davenport, Iowa, says it will allow the company to restructure its debt and exit bankruptcy within 60 days.
The company said in a press release that the filing would not affect employees, vendors and customers.
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