Friday, October 30, 2009

Chicago budget: Cops, firefighters could get 24 unpaid days...

One of the more controversial pieces of Mayor Daley’s 2010 budget is the requirement for all city workers to take 24 unpaid furlough days.

The only city workers who have been spared from what amounts to an entire month off without pay are the city’s police and firefighters. But that could change.

A representative for the city budget office says the city is in negotiations with police and fire unions to accept furlough days.

It would mark the first time in Chicago that police and firefighters were forced to go without work. READ MORE...

NOTE- Another city run by democrats BROKE. Don't cut welfare ABUSE (most of it) or any entitlement programs, cut the police and fire; real smart. It looks like Obama's city is an example of just how brilliant the democrats are when it comes to economics and fiscal responsibility.

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