Several Firms Inform Regulators Of Layoffs For Texas

By: AP
By: AP

DALLAS (AP) - Some companies have disclosed pending layoffs in
Texas -- including several involving more than 100 workers.
Details are in regulatory filings.
Here's more:
-- Citigroup has notified the Texas Workforce Commission that it
will cut 125 jobs by closing an office in the Fort Worth suburb of
Bedford.
Citigroup plans to cut at least 4,200 jobs this year and close
eight branches in Texas and eleven in other states as part of
restructuring.
-- Silver Line Building Products, which makes vinyl windows at a
plant in Garland, told the commission last week that it will begin
cutting 251 jobs around June 30th.
Silver Line says it's "substantially" reducing production at
the plant and expects the layoffs to be permanent.
-- Dallas Woodcraft says it will close its Dallas plant and
eliminate 119 jobs on June 30th.
The company made products for Home Interiors & Gifts, which
sells accessories through home parties but recently filed for
bankruptcy.
Another Home Interiors division, Laredo Candle, said it would
lay off 77 workers in Webb County on June 30th.
-- Origen Financial says it will cease Texas operations, close
its office in Fort Worth on July 1st and cut 96 jobs.
-- In El Paso, Millennium Plastics Technologies LLC indicated it
would cut 185 jobs on June 30th.
-- Accenture plans to cut 95 jobs in the Houston area on July
1st.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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