Dismissal letters have been sent to about 6,500 Shropshire Council employees.
The letter states that all council staff will be dismissed on 30 September and immediately rehired, but only if they agree to a 5.4% pay cut.
Staff who do not accept the pay cut will be dismissed without compensation, the letter states.
My comment: All sounds a bit draconian to me. Not the best approach because angry staff will always find a way to get their own back.
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