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Work Sharing Would Help Reduce Layoffs, Think Tank Says

July 18, 2012

The Charleston Gazette — A report released Wednesday from the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy argues that employees in the mining and construction industries who use “work sharing,” a program that allows employers who need to reduce payroll costs temporarily to reduce the hours their employers work, would better weather cyclical downturns in the economy. Read