No jobs and no unemployment for some School District security officers

    As students and teachers adjust to their first week back in the classroom, 60 school security officers are “laid off unless notified otherwise,” leaving them without jobs and without unemployment.

    Security officer Gerald Rogers is one of those 60, and tells the Daily News the letter from the School District of Philadelphia effectively telling him he could be brought back any time is also keeping him from collecting unemployment.

    All 250 officers were given “reasonable assurance” letters in June, but district spokesman Fernando Gallard says these cuts saved about $3 million, and that unemployment benefits are up to the state Department of Labor to determine.

    More details here.

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