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Staffing shortfalls means city can't get stuff done, mayor's report shows

Understaffing hampering an ability to hire

Posted 2/17/23

Staffing shortages in the city workforce have slowed down key services, including the processing of food stamps applications, the administration of civil-service exams and sidewalk inspections, a preliminary mayor’s management report showed.

The effects of the city’s more than 20,000 unfilled positions, across multiple agencies, are apparent throughout the nearly 400-page report, a review and accounting of city departments covering the first four months of the current fiscal year, July through October. The full fiscal year report is released in September. 

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