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Union head: 221 non-teaching RCSD employees receive layoff notices

WHECTV
Updated: September 16, 2020 11:11 PM
Created: September 16, 2020 06:50 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The head of the union for non-teaching RCSD employees, BENTE, says 221 employees in the union have received layoff notices.

Dan DiClemente says they received them Tuesday night.

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The majority of the employees who received notices were school security officers and food service workers.

The Rochester City School District made the decision to go all-remote for the first 10 weeks of class.

The layoffs have been looming since mid-August, with BENTE attempting to negotiate with RCSD leaders.

RCSD is expected to lose about $130 million under Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 20% state aid cuts.


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