Now it is production workers who are laid off. The design work is going to Manilla. So, just as manufacturing went to Mexico, then to China, and is now leveling off and even coming back to the U.S. – will the same kind of leveling eventually happen in intellectual and craft trades?

Guild communications director Janelle Hartman tells Romenesko readers: “These are ad design/layout jobs outside of Guild jurisdiction that have been outsourced to India. Although they are not union jobs, we are still very unhappy about this news.” UPDATE — The Sun-Times tells me their work will be done through Elgin and an office in Manila. (via » [UPDATED] Sun-Times lays off 14 production staffers JIMROMENESKO.COM)

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