Public employees take a hit

October 1992
U.S. News & World Report;10/19/92, Vol. 113 Issue 15, p10
Reports that a $1.1 billion reduction in New Jersey's 1992 budget cost 1,510 people their jobs last week, slightly more than two percent of the work force, and relegated 5,000 senior workers to new positions, most at lower pay. City workers on strike in Philadelphia; Government jobs being cut across the country; Labor costs are a popular target; Cities and counties are also hurting.


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