NYC mayor announces payback plan for 9,500 furloughed city workers

The move impacts 9,500 city workers and returns $21 million for unpaid furlough days between October 2020 and March of this year.

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- New this morning, Mayor de Blasio announcing that non-represented city employees will get paid for time spent furloughed. They will also be able to reclassify unpaid furlough days as paid vacation days. The move affects 9,500 city workers and returns $21 million for unpaid furlough days between October, 2020 and the March of this year. The mayor credits federal stimulus funds for the change in the policy. Public servants can sign up to reclassify their time starting in June and will receive their reclassified time the month after.