December 3, 2008

Pratt & Whitney to lay off 350 employees

Filed under: aviation,US — DF @ 9:49 am
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According to AP an BusinessWeek: “A Pratt & Whitney spokeswoman says the jet-engine manufacturer is laying off about 350 salaried employees across the country, with most of the cuts coming in Connecticut.

Spokeswoman Jennifer Whitlow says the layoffs took effect Wednesday. They represent less than 1 percent of the company’s work force of more than 38,000 employees.”

November 20, 2008

Rolls-Royce plans 2,000 job cuts

According to BBC: “Aircraft engine maker Rolls-Royce has said it plans to cut up to 2,000 jobs in 2009 because of the downturn and delays to new Airbus and Boeing planes.
The firm also said it was in talks about a planned cut of 140 jobs at its Assembly and Test facility in Derby. “

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