MIRAMAR (CBSMiami) – A drastic decision in Miramar as all city employees, including police officers and firefighters, are facing furloughs.
Miramar’s city manager announced the news in a memo Wednesday, blaming the loss of money due to the coronavirus pandemic.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: 4,237 New Cases, 33 Deaths Reported On Monday
So every city employee, first responders included, will be furloughed for one day per week from June through December.READ MORE: Miguel Díaz-Canel Officially Chosen To Lead Cuba's Communist Party
It amounts to a 20 percent pay cut.MORE NEWS: Hollywood PD Confirms Body Found In Burning Car Now A Homicide Investigation
Governments large and small are preparing for major budget deficits because of lost tax revenue from almost every source.