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Prosecutors reject furloughs, layoffs possible (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin district attorneys are bracing for a state-mandated work reduction for their assistant prosecutors, with some saying the “idiotic” move could mean crippling delays across the state’s criminal justice system. The state Department of Administration warned hundreds of assistant district attorneys that a 20 percent work reduction will be enforced starting ...

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State prosecutors could face more furlough days

Prosecutor’s offices throughout Wisconsin are facing the possibility of having to significantly shuffle or delay courts dates if assistant district attorneys are forced to take six additional furlough days by June 30. In a proposal sent to the Association of State Prosecutors on Wednesday, the Office of State Employment Relations requested that members take an additional six furlough days, beyond ...

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