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City of Surrey lays off over 2000 employees

BY , Apr 3, 2020 3:30 PM - REPORT AN ERRORLAST UPDATED ON Apr 24, 2020 3:33 PM

City of Surrey has laid off 1,900 part time and auxiliary staff members, and 140 regular staff members who worked at the city's now closed recreation centres, libraries, ice rinks, museums, cultural centres and pools.

The City of Vancouver has laid off 1,500 staff to date, mainly workers at the community centres, libraries and theatres that have been closed in the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In Delta, 500 auxiliary and part-timers are also off the job, 90 per cent of them workers at now closed community centres.

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