NYC mayor furloughs employees and self for one week starting Oct. 1

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NEW YORK — Everybody within the New York Metropolis mayor’s workplace, together with the mayor himself, shall be furloughed for one week starting Oct. 1 to shut a funds shortfall created by the pandemic, Mayor Invoice de Blasio introduced on Wednesday.

The coronavirus outbreak had prompted the town to lose $9 billion in income and compelled a $7 billion reduce to the town’s annual funds, de Blasio instructed reporters. (Reporting by Jonathan Allen)