NFL cuts 169 jobs

The National Football League became the latest New Jersey employer to lay off workers Wednesday. The NFL says it is permanently cutting 169 jobs, or 15 percent of its staff, through buyouts, layoffs

News 12 Staff

Feb 25, 2009, 6:36 PM

Updated 5,561 days ago

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NFL cuts 169 jobs
The National Football League became the latest New Jersey employer to lay off workers Wednesday.
The NFL says it is permanently cutting 169 jobs, or 15 percent of its staff, through buyouts, layoffs and other staff reductions. The move affects the NFL headquarters in New York, NFL Films in Mount Laurel and the NFL Network.Commissioner Roger Goodell is also taking a 20 percent pay cut due to the recession. He and other league executives are also freezing their salaries for this year.
The NFL first announced it would lay off workers Dec. 9.
AP wire reports contributed to this article.


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