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Public sector jobs untouched so far in Contra Costa County, but layoffs loom

Original post made on May 15, 2020

While many businesses confront financial ruin and unemployment soars, jobs in Contra Costa County's public sector have remained remarkably secure. But that could soon change.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, May 14, 2020, 3:49 PM

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Posted by [email protected]
a resident of San Ramon
on May 15, 2020 at 10:23 am

Sorry; but cutting the Concord City Manager's salary by 5% is not "slashing it". Not even close. I've been a public sector employee and seen too often how the lower-paid, lower-visibility employees wind up taking the deepest cuts. I would have been delighted to have had a pay cut of only 5% during the last recession, rather than the "over 11%" that was placed on us. A 5% pay cut is nothing in this type of sociao-economic climate.


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