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Gazette Premium Content Focus on the Family announces more layoffs

ELECTA DRAPER Updated: September 16, 2011 at 12:00 am

Conservative Christian ministry Focus on the Family announced Friday it is eliminating 49 jobs in the latest of several rounds of layoffs in response to ongoing economic pressures.

The family-counseling center in Colorado Springs had a $105 million budget this fiscal year ending Sept. 30, but officials project it will receive donations of only $90 million to $95 million.

This new 7 percent staff reduction brings the employee number to 650, down from a 2002 peak of 1,400 people. In the last few years, Focus has let go almost 500 workers.

Read more at denverpost.com.

 

 

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