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Delgado workers brace for layoffs

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New Orleans, La. - People who work at Delgado Community College will learn next week whether they'll need to find a new job.

Delgado spokesman Tony Cook says of the school employees 1,365 people. 465 of those are staff.

Of the 465 staff members, 46 will be let go to manage a $13 million deficit. The positions in question include secretaries, clerks, bookkeepers and maintenance personnel.

The Louisiana Community and Technical College System must approve the workforce plan. The system's board meets on February 6.

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