Paterson calls off plan to layoff municipal employees

Clip: 01/29/2019 | 1m 35s

The city initially planned to layoff 112 police officers, 89 firefighters, and furlough hundreds of other employees to meet its budget shortfall. However, Mayor Andre Sayegh said Tuesday that police and fire departments were able to find cost savings to cover a $4 million public safety budget gap, saving the jobs of many workers.

Aired: 01/29/19

Rating: NR

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