Skip to comments.Planned Parenthood reports layoffs, furloughs
Posted on 05/07/2020 4:29:22 PM PDT by fluorescence
Planned Parenthood of Greater New Yorkwhich launched in January after the merger of five affiliateshas laid off or furloughed nearly a third of its staff as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.
About 135 employees have been laid off, and 150 have been furloughed or had their hours reduced.
"It's very difficult to make that decision," said Laura McQuade, president and CEO. "We felt that in order to stabilize the organization, we had to make that decision."
Planned Parenthood relies on insurance and patient revenue as well as grants and private philanthropy. All have taken a hit during the pandemic.
In-person visits have trended down as much as 70%, McQuade said. And the organization has canceled several fundraising events, from which it expected to raise about $3 million.
McQuade said she hopes the organization will be able to recoup some of those contributions later this year. It also expects to grow its virtual offerings. What started as 400 virtual visits per week has increased to about 650.
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Best news I have heard this month.
Not enough. They need to go bankrupt.
they get hundreds of millions of dollars every years from govt and private donations.
this is a smokescreen bs piece. it’s done for theater.
Maybe some of those laid off will consider a more honorable profession...like heroin distribution.
Even a time share salesman will be more honorable.
Maybe they’ll have time to find God and convert?
Another silver lining in the Wuhan Virus cloud.
And I doubt they will ever come back.
Layoffs and furloughs don’t seem too tough, compared to murder - do they?
Good. Thank God. Now let’s hear about permanent closures.
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