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Lockout effect: Blues cut 20 employees

Sep 25, 2012, 12:44 PM EDT

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The NHL’s work stoppage continues to take its toll on those with no control over it.

According to Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Blues made 20 layoffs last week and told all other staffers their salary and/or hours would be cut.

Half the layoffs were reportedly in the sales department, which as you can imagine doesn’t have much to sell these days.

No word if the laid-off employees will get their jobs back once the lockout comes to an end. (Whenever that might be.)

  1. kmacle - Sep 25, 2012 at 1:18 PM

    You’re taking TV money for not providing games to cover, and you can’t be decent enough to carry 20 people through your charade? At this point, I’m disgusted.

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