Statement from Mayor Jackson regarding Cleveland Clinic’s announcement

“Dr. Cosgrove called me yesterday to inform me about the Clinic’s plan to mitigate what he called the rising cost of operations.

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He indicated that the first round would be through early retirements and if that was successful, there may not be a need for layoffs. The City will continue to monitor the situation to see what happens and to determine what the impact will be on our budget as well as the Cleveland economy.”