Mariners say some on staff taking 20% pay cuts, but no layoffs

Mariners say some on staff taking 20% pay cuts, but no layoffs

SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners have informed its personnel working under uniform employee contracts that certain employees will have a five-month reduction in pay, but there will be no furloughs or layoffs through Oct. 31.

The pay reductions of at least 20% are for staff making $60,000 or more.

The UEC covers employees on the major league coaching staff, coaches and coordinators in the minor league system, scouts and performance coaches.

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Those with larger salaries are expected to take a cut more significant than 20%. UEC employees will receive full benefits through October.

Approximately half of its employees working under a UEC will not have any reduction in pay. The team had previously told employees working under the UEC that they would receive full pay through May 31.