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Saturday, December 6, 2008

Truck-Lite Lays Off 10% Of Workers In Falconer

Local Jobs Cut

Jamestown Post Journal
Truck-Lite, a vehicle and light accessory company based in Falconer, had to cut more than 10 percent of its workforce.

On Thursday, Greg Certo, Truck-Lite director of human resources, told The Post-Journal that 43 bargaining-unit employees at its Falconer location had been laid off.

''Over the course of the last month we have impacted our salary work force at our Falconer and Pennsylvania locations,'' Certo said. ''We had 21 salary professional positions cut at corporate headquarters last month and now 43 bargaining unit employees.''

The company's three locations in Pennsylvania include Wellsboro, Coudersport and McElhattan, as well as other facilities in Birmingham and Harlow, England; Germany; Poland; Mexico; and Belarus. The company's corporate headquarters is located in Falconer.

Certo said the reason for the decrease in salary employees is the economy. More...

1 comment :

Anonymous said...

This is great news. I heard today that Level 3 is going to be canning people too!!!