New York's court system laid off employees yesterday for the first time in 20 years. Pink slips were given to 58 full-time and 16 temporary employees, a precursor to a more drastic round of hundreds of job cuts to come. At OCA headquarters in Manhattan yesterday, where most of the laid off employees worked, employees described the office's mood as "somber" and "really tense." "It's like the walking dead up there," said one administrative staffer on his lunch break.
Budget Cuts Buffet State Court System
New York Law Journal
April 21, 2011
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