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2009-06-13 13:41:44

The U.S. airplane manufacturing company, Cessna Aircraft Co., says it will cut 1,300 employees. Cessna spokesman Bob Stangarone said 800 Cessna employees will receive 60-day layoff notices on June 19, while the remaining 500 employees will be informed in notices prior to Aug. 14, The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle reported Saturday. Stangarone said the initial layoffs will be focused primarily on hourly production workers. Details regarding those being targeted by the second round of layoffs were not...


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