Monday, December 15, 2008
Lee Enterprises CEO Mary Junck came in second place in the St. Louis Area Jobs with Justice Grinch of the Year contest. Junck had 1,713 votes. Western Union "won," with 1,925 votes. Western Union was nominated for laying off 640 employees, a "blatant attempt to operate a union-free workplace." Junck, who was nominated by the St. Louis Newspaper Guild, was leading the voting up to the final day of competition.