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Paterson: Thousands To Lose Jobs

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBS 2) — Job cuts are coming to New York state’s work force.

Gov. David Paterson said plans are in the works to eliminate 2,000 jobs through layoffs and attrition by the end of this year.

Pink slips will go out in mid-November.

The governor has said layoffs are necessary to close budget gaps.

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  1. JERRY says:

    WHILE SOME MUNICIPAL WORKERS,TEACHERS, POLICE AND FIREMAN CONTINUE TO DOUBLE DIP, AND PAD THEIR ONEROUS PENSIONS IN THEIR LAST YEAR OF SERVICE. SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS MAKE UPWARDS OF 300K ANNUALLY +……. THE GOVERNOR LAYS OFF MODERATE PAY WORKERS???

    IF ANYONE OUT THERE THINKS THE RIOTS IN EUROPE CAN’T HAPPEN HERE THEY BELONG IN OFFICE IN ALBANY!

  2. Reegs says:

    i can’t stand this guy

  3. DanTe says:

    How nice of Cuomo and the dumbacratic regime to get lame duck Paterson to do all the dirty work before the anointed scion Cuomo takes over.

  4. Anonymous says:

    I think we need to increase Bloomberg’s NYC personnel tax to 35 %. He did it to every home owner in NYC so now it’s his time this should make up the deficit. I mean he is always saying he so generous he really should show it

  5. nyc doc says:

    finally… someone taking a stand to cut costs. State workers crow about their jobs & benefits like they’re untouchable – let’s see who’s laughing to the bank now…

  6. We do Care says:

    And what no furlow,,bah humbug NY maybe finally waking up. For more info on unemployment and 2011 new tax laws please see http://www.kriegsview.com

  7. out of work says:

    Needs more information…….how ‘big’ are the ‘gaps’…..what jobs are been cut….

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