113 more judicial branch employees to receive layoff notices - WFSB 3 Connecticut

113 more judicial branch employees to receive layoff notices

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HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Employees for the judicial branch received layoff notices on Thursday.

State officials said 113 more employees were expected to be laid off from the judicial branch. Some of the employees received their notices on Thursday, while others will receive their notices next week.

Employees with the following titles will receive notices:

  • Caseflow Coordinator
  • Clinical Coordinator
  • Family Relations Counselor
  • Adult Probation Officer
  • Juvenile Probation Officer
  • Intake, Assessment and Referral Specialist 

Judicial branch employees said the total number of layoffs will be at least 239. Thursday’s layoffs were the second round. The first rounds of layoffs were last month when 126 employees received notices.  

However, more layoffs of judicial branch employees are possible and the final number will be determined after the adopted of the 2017 fiscal year budget.

There have been 650 layoffs at the state executive branch, according to the Office of Policy Management. The judicial branch, however, was separate from the executive branch. 

Layoff notices were sent to the following departments: 

  • DCF: 127
  • DDS: 89
  • DECD: 4
  • DMHAS: 76
  • DOC: 186
  • DSS: 78
  • MIL: 1
  • UCHC: 89

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