AP Says Layoffs Are Over

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Take a deep breath, AP staffers. The news organisation — which rolled out mass layoffs this week — has announced the carnage is over.

From spokesman Paul Colford:

The 90 news department staffers being notified this week, along with earlier reductions in other departments, a voluntary retirement program last summer, a continuing hiring freeze and attrition, bring The Associated Press to its goal of a 10 per cent reduction in the news cooperative’s global payroll costs in 2009, as outlined by President and CEO Tom Curley last November.

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