Reed to Lay Off Some City Workers

April 29, 2010  |  

(Atlanta Journal-Constitution) — Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed had hoped to avoid layoffs, and even add 100 police officers this year, but on Wednesday Reed’s staff told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that 67 airport workers would lose their jobs and 62 vacant positions would be abolished.  The mayor’s staff also informed the City Council’s finance executive committee that employees in other city agencies will get laid off, possibly matching the number of those at Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, but a number hadn’t been reached by late Wednesday.

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