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Microsoft has to hit up laid-off workers for money

SEATTLE — A few weeks after launching the first wide-scale layoffs in its history, Microsoft admits it screwed up a key part of the plan.

The company is asking some laid-off employees for a portion of their severance back, saying an administrative glitch caused the software maker to pay them too much.

Lou Gellos, a Microsoft spokesman, would not say how many of the 1,400 workers let go in January were overpaid, or by how much. Microsoft has said severance would be calculated by length of service and position in the company.

The Redmond, Wash.-based software maker is asking former employees for reimbursement, by check or money order, within two weeks, according to a redacted letter posted by the technology blog TechCrunch. Gellos confirmed the letter's authenticity.


Mebbe Microsoft was using MS Excel instead of Quickbooks :-P

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post-con post

I'm doing what 90% of us is doing I guess: looking for photos and video of our fursuits in random posts on our friends'-O-friends obscure LJs.
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good con

I had a good coon. Ups and downs, but overall it was fun. People in general seemed to like Don Raccoon, my new fursuit. It was funny, I got to show it to scribble_fox and he didn't punch me in the nose!!! LOL. Heh, well, in fact, Don Raccoon is actually a tribute to his talent and style. It was a really nice challenge. Now to build the body :-)

Funny thing, I got asked by many people if would commission a fursuit. I need to practice more but I'm considering the idea.

Overall this was was a cool con, got to see dear friends and meet new ones. Relaxed and fun. Kinda weird events happened very late at saturday night/sunday morning that kinda screwed my mood this morning, but is all good now.

So, yeah, overall good con, had a blast! The Furry Night Live was really good!

See ya all soon