Hocking College plans to lay off 36

NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Hocking College in southeastern Ohio says it plans to lay off 36 people as
officials struggle to make up for a $4.4 million budget deficit.

The college in Nelsonville says the job cuts announced Thursday include administrative, instructional,
staff and support positions.

The Athens Messenger (http://bit.ly/1ur7RH6 )
reports that Hocking College approved a revised balanced budget for 2014-15 on Monday.

The college also is reducing payroll costs by requiring mandatory unpaid furlough days for all employees.
The college will be closed from Dec. 22 to Jan. 2 with employees on unpaid furlough.

The college is offering a letter of recommendation and a Hocking College tuition and fee waiver for two
years to employees who lose their jobs.

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Information from: The Athens Messenger, http://www.athensmessenger.com/

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