The state Department of Transportation will eliminate more than 400 positions in the coming months, DOT Secretary Gene Conti told employees today.
"Those positions will no longer exist in this department as of June 30, 2012," Conti announced by email. "We are notifying staff as soon as we are certain their positions will be eliminated."
Conti cited budget cuts that have required all state government departments to reduce spending.
"We were not immune, although we were given time to decide how to make the necessary workforce reductions," he said. ... [MORE]