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Posted on July 27, 2017
Tallahassee Reports has learned that the City of Tallahassee has terminated 38 city workers.
Less than 24 hours after a budget workshop where city officials told the city commissioners that “approximately 47 positions will be reduced through existing vacancies, retirements, and in certain cases, layoffs”, 38 city workers were told they would be terminated. Based on these numbers, layoffs make up 80% of the reduction.
The City of Tallahassee was facing an approximate $4.5 million budget deficit for FY 2018.
Documents provided to TR show that of the 38 workers terminated, 8 were women and 30 were men. Also, 23 were white and 15 were black.
The documents provided to can be seen here.
The report will be updated as more information becomes available.