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After ‘streamlining,’ Oakland lays off just 21

Thursday, February 23, 2012

imageThe Oakland Tribune’s Matthew Artz says that’s how many people lost their jobs Wednesday when all was said and done, a far cry from the plus-100 that Mayor Jean Quan had talked about weeks ago and that was later reduced to 80. The explanation: officials were able to streamline and shift a bunch of people whose jobs were to be chopped into vacant positions.
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