Head for the Exits
Daily News scribes who didn't take the voluntary buyouts that owner Mort Zuckerman offered last month will probably have to play a different ball game with management if the News slashes staff in the future. A 1993 agreement that requires severance payments in the case of involuntary separations lapses on March 31. News spokeswoman Eileen Murphy says the timing of the recent round of buyouts was unrelated to the old deal's looming expiration date.
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