Budget problems cause Detroit furlough days to begin next week

(WXYZ) - More financial cuts are coming to Detroit.

City leaders announced plans to begin furlough days for city workers. The council made the decision yesterday.

Starting Monday, February 11, most workers get a day off without pay.

A letter from the city's Labor Relations director says furloughs will happen every other Monday.

Mayor Dave Bing and council member James Tate tell 7 Action News they will both take 10% pay cuts as well.

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