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Health care companies facing coronavirus crisis cut pay to workers
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As many health care workers get used to a new normal working around the clock to combat the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., some health care companies are furloughing workers and delaying benefits.
Boston Medical Center has furloughed 10% of its workforce, which adds up to approximately 700 workers.
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"Although furloughed employees will cease to work temporarily, they will remain in active status with the expectation of returning," a Boston Medical Center spokesperson told FOX Business. "All furloughed employees are eligible to use their vacation and sick time. The furloughs apply mostly to administrative employees."
Such tough decisions come as hospitals and other facilities cancel elective procedures and lose that income because of coronavirus.