HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — State officials announced that 14 employees at the Connecticut Department of Children and Families were laid off late Wednesday afternoon.
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Just after 4:15 p.m., Gian-Carl Casa, Connecticut’s Under Secretary of Legislative Affairs, announced that 14 employees at the Department of Children and Families were given layoff notices Wednesday. In the announcement, Casa noted that additional workforce reductions will occur over time, and the Connecticut Office of Policy and Management will continue to notify the public as future layoff notices go out.
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According to the release, laid off employees are relieved of their duties at the close of business on the day their employment ends, but will be paid their salary and maintain all their State-provided benefits throughout the contractual notice period.