Wild Staff Pay Cuts 28 Nov 12

Around 200 full-time employees of the Minnesota Wild will have their hours and wages cut if the N-H-L lockout continues. The team confirmed that the staff could be put on a four-day, 32-hour work week if there’s no collective bargaining agreement by December 9th. The Wild’s owner plans to delay most of the salary cuts until after Christmas The first paycheck with a 20-percent reduction will come December 28th The N-H-L has cancelled all games through December 15th which will mean 15 lost home games for Minnesota. The N-H-L and Players’ Association are scheduled to meet with federal mediators today in an effort to end the 74-day lockout.