MTA: 250 workers to be laid off
250 station agents will lose their jobs, according to the The Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
Layoffs of 500 worker were scheduled for last Friday but a last-minute injunction temporarily stalled the order.
Another 228 workers will remain. A judge will decide the fate of another 22 workers Wednesday.
The agency says the layoffs are necessary to plug its $800 million budget shortfall.
Transit workers say layoffs could put straphangers at risk.