Would You Fire Your Colleague to Save Your Own Job?

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

By Danny Rubin

Managing Editor, News To Live By

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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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