NRA Plans Layoffs, 20% Cut In Pay For Employees Due To Coronavirus’ Economic Hit

National Rife Association CEO Wayne LaPierre told members of the group’s board on Monday that the coronavirus has forced layoffs and other cost-cutting measures. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP National Rife Association CEO Wayne LaPierre told members of the group’s board on Monday that the coronavirus has forced layoffs and other cost-cutting…

NRA Plans Layoffs, 20% Cut In Pay For Employees Due To Coronavirus’ Economic Hit

National Rife Association CEO Wayne LaPierre told members of the group’s board on Monday that the coronavirus has forced layoffs and other cost-cutting measures.

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National Rife Association CEO Wayne LaPierre told members of the group’s board on Monday that the coronavirus has forced layoffs and other cost-cutting measures.

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Feeling the economic pain of the coronavirus pandemic, the National Rifle Association is planning to lay off staff and taking other cost-cutting measures in the face of “extraordinary challenges” from COVID-19, Wayne LaPierre, the chief executive of the NRA, announced to the group’s board of directors on Monday. The belt-tightening in response to the virus outbreak includes “the elimination of certain positions” and forcing hourly employees to work just four days a week, in addition to 20% r
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