St. Vincent Hospital Lays Off 300 Workers

St. Vincent s Hospital Manhattan began laying off more than 300 workers on Friday and asked other employees for temporary pay cuts of 10 percent to 25 percent in an effort to stave off closing.

Hospital officials said the 300 workers who got layoff notices included 32 medical residents, managers at all levels and members of 1199 S.E.I.U., the hospital union, in jobs like dietary work, housekeeping and transporting.

The hospital, in Greenwich Village, also asked all workers for pay cuts lasting 120 days. Executives and doctors in leadership positions were asked to take cuts of 25 percent, and others were asked to take 20 percent cuts, officials said.

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