How does Hutchinson Technology’s latest wave of layoffs, said to be somewhere in the neighborhood of 600 Minnesota workers over the next year, stack up to other mass layoffs?
In a report on Minnesota’s Dislocated Worker Program submitted to the Legislature this session, mass layoff events over the last three fiscal years are ranked. Here are the top 10 mass layoffs for that period:
|Company||No. Laid Off
|Hutchinson Technology, Inc.||969||2009|
|Seagate Technology, Inc.||495||2009|
|Denny Hecker Auto Group||363||2009|