NPR furloughs employees, lays off 13

Washington Post | Boston Phoenix
In addition to the five-day furloughs, employees won't be paid for three holidays -- Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day -- this year, and three more when its new fiscal year begins on Oct. 1. NPR is also eliminating contributions to employee retirement accounts through the end of the current fiscal year, and will cut the contributions by half next year. || In Boston... Wage cuts for all 267 Phoenix employees.
> More than 20 Scientific American staffers, including editor Rennie, depart

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