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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Deficit Leads to Significant Staff Cuts at the Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Wikimedia Commons

its staff in an effort to combat a $10 million deficit. At least 100 employees are expected to be laid off. The Met, which currently has a staff of about 2,200, announced that it would be making a series of cost-cutting measures back in April. Originally, the institution stated that layoffs would number in the dozens. So far, more than fifty employees have accepted voluntary buyouts.

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