Pittsburgh Pirates Announce Temporary Furloughs And Pay Reductions Starting June 1

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pirates have announced furloughs and pay reductions for some employees as the future of the MLB remains uncertain.


“Earlier today, I told our staff that we will be instituting temporary furloughs for several of our employees within our business operations beginning June 1,” said Pirates President Travis Williams in a press release.


“This group will remain part of our organization while on furlough. We will cover all medical, dental and vision benefits for them and their families during this time, as well as assist in the process of helping them to secure all available unemployment benefits. No baseball operations staff are being furloughed.


“I have also informed the remaining business and baseball operations employees that we will be making pay reductions for many of them beginning on June 1.”


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