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Wolverhampton City Council bosses will meet with unions to discuss plans to cut 1000 jobs to save £89million pounds.
Unison members could now be balloted to see if they want to strike over the decision.
Workers at Wolverhampton City Council have been told one thousand jobs will go over the next eighteen months.
It's because the council need to save £89 million pounds by 2019.
Staff were invited to meetings today where they were given the bad news.
Stacey Foster reports.
Hundreds of people have arrived at meeting of Wolverhampton City Council workers after news that one in six workers will lose their jobs.
The council has announced that 1,000 redundancies will be made over the next two years.
Wolverhampton City Council chief executive Simon Warren has warned that if the council does not make job cuts, the Government could step in.
In an announcement today he said:
The leader of Wolverhampton City Council announced today that 1,000 jobs will be axed by April 2015.
Staff were told this week that the council must make savings of £89 million by 2019.
In a message, Councillor Roger Lawrence said:
One thousand jobs will be axed at Wolverhampton City Council, under new cuts unveiled today.
Council workers were told the news by chief executive Simon Warren this morning at the city's Civic Halls.