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Kansas City forces two reporters to decide who gets laid off.

By Danny Rubin

Managing Editor, News To Live By


It’s being called The Hunger Games of workplace layoffs.

The Kansas City Star recently told two of its reporters that, due to budget cuts, one of them had to go — and that the employees themselves needed to decide who stays.

Um, what?

The two reporters, Karen Dillon and Dawn Bormann, reportedly had about a week to choose which of them would lose their job.

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© 2012, Danny Rubin


 © 2013, Danny Rubin


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