10,000 Detroit Public Schools Employees to get layoff notices
10,000 Detroit Public Schools Employees are being laid off from July 29, the last day of summer school, to allow maximum flexibility for staffing, in light of budget deficit, as informed by DPS spokesman Steve Wasko. It is not known, how many of them will be recalled and when, as the schools re-open in September.
When you are working a given job, there are a set of expectations, a career line, a trajectory, that you don’t much have to think of, so much as follow, obey, and accept. What is expected of you at any job is usually made manifest, first, by the orders of your boss, and secondarily by the work culture, where people talk informally, and gossip, and what not, leaving you with a strong indication of what both your boss and everybody expects of you. The coveted jobs are laid out: everybody wants them, everybody praises, or bitterly denounces, those who advance. Everything is easy as cake. Being laid off might seem a more desperate plight, as your next move isn’t at all clear, and what is expected of you to land […]