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Staff Layoffs Hit Perot Museum

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The Perot Museum of Nature and Science has cut a significant portion of its workforce in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The museum has not released a precise number of affected employees yet.

Here’s a statement from the Perot:

“In response to the severe disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, followed by school closures and the prohibition of group events and activities, we have made the difficult decision at this time to reduce our workforce.  Impacted employees, most of whom worked with us in a part-time capacity, are receiving additional compensation and transition assistance.  While we deeply regret having to take this action, we believe it is the prudent and appropriate response to ensure our stability in the short term and resiliency over the longer term.”

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