Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Another 150 jobs leave Bend

From the Portland Business Journal:

Cessna Aircraft Co. will close its plant in Bend and lay off 150 workers there, the company said Wednesday.
The news came after parent company Textron Inc. announced first-quarter earnings.
The company will lay off a total of 1,600 workers companywide. Company spokesman Doug Oliver says the cuts affect all levels of Cessna’s operations and that notices began going out Wednesday morning.