Millions in budgetary shortfalls, hiring freezes, and concessions. These are words that likely sound familiar in most municipalities across the state.

However, Santa Clara is facing a 9% reduction in workforce if its unions fail to agree to concessions.

From the Mercury News:

Santa Clara City Council members will vote Tuesday night on a plan to lay off almost 82 workers if seven of the city’s bargaining units don’t agree to either a 5.15 percent pay cut or 12 days of unpaid work furlough next year.

That’s a 9 percent reduction of the city’s nearly 910 employees.

Read the full article here.