Wayne County lays off 26 Prosecutor's Office employees
Wayne County Prosecutor's Office says all layoffs are contractual employees
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy's office says she will lose 22 attorneys, 3 investigators and a weekend clerical staff.
The Prosecutor's Office said Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano notified the office of the layoffs on Thursday. All of the employees are employed as Project Consultants.
View: Wayne County prosecutor's news release on layoffs
"This news release is coming late in the day because as a matter of common courtesy we wanted to let all of our Project Consultants affected by the County's layoffs receive the news in person," said Worthy in a Friday news release.