A state government office wrote a Dec. 1 letter announcing its plan to close a small rental car office. A union leader fired back in a letter that the state was showing Grinch-like timing with an announcement that scared workers.
A state government office wrote a Dec. 1 letter announcing its plan to close a small rental car office. A union leader fired back in a letter that the state was showing Grinch-like timing with an announcement that scared workers. Craig Ruttle AP
A state government office wrote a Dec. 1 letter announcing its plan to close a small rental car office. A union leader fired back in a letter that the state was showing Grinch-like timing with an announcement that scared workers. Craig Ruttle AP

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Christmas Grinch avoided: State finding jobs for workers who feared layoffs

December 05, 2017 02:14 PM

UPDATED December 06, 2017 08:22 AM

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