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Assemblyman: Work Less, Save Money



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    Assemblyman Michael Gianaris wants to give some city employees a day off -- every week.

    A state assemblyman says a shorter work week for some state employees would help New York deal with its budget crisis.

    Queens Assemblyman Michael Gianaris is proposing a four-day work week for non-essential employees.    
    He says the change would save an estimated $30 million a year.
    Gov. David Paterson has proposed a budget full of spending cuts and tax and fee increases to combat an estimated $15 billion deficit over two years.