The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is the latest department to announce closures because of employee furloughs.
The office will close for six days this year because of budget cuts. Other departments – including the planning department and District Court – undertook employee furloughs last year.
Here’s the announcement on the auditor furloughs:
Due to sharp and sustained drops in revenue, Pierce County has cut its budget.
The Auditor’s Office will close for six business days in 2010, and send staff home without pay. This practice is often referred to as “furlough.”
The Auditor’s Office operates