Georgia agencies’ plans to reduce budgets heavy on job, pay cuts

Gov. Brian Kemp’s administration says layoffs should be the last resort for state agencies trying to meet his call for budget cuts, but department heads have been contacting employees in recent weeks to tell them their jobs may be eliminated, or that they’ll have to take huge pay cuts.

GBPI Policy Analyst Danny Kanso said it’s “hard to imagine, when you tell folks they are going to work more for less money, that morale is going to be up at these agencies.”

Read the full story from the Atlanta-Journal Constitution.

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