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Footnotes to the shutdown: Read the layoff notice

Many state employees I speak with feel the letters they received were too impersonal and failed to reflect the gravity of the situation. Read the letter and tell us what you think.

How should a government shutdown layoff notice read? Many state employees I speak with feel the letters they received were too impersonal and failed to reflect the gravity of the situation and the consequences of putting so many workers out of work for an indefinite period of time. Here’s a copy of the letter (click here for a full screen view). What do you think?

Whatever side you come down on, please be thoughtful and nuanced. We want dialogue, not catfights.


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