GEAE: EXPECTED SLOWDOWN SPURS HOURLY WORKER JOB CUTS
An expected slowdown in new orders coupled with billion-dollar demands for engine development programs has triggered a new round of hourly worker job cuts at GE Aircraft Engines in Evendale, including elimination of 44 today.
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Kroll-O'Gara Co., which has grown from a Fairfield-based armored vehicle manufacturer into a global provider of security products and services, is considering putting itself up for sale. Kroll ponders selling
Chiquita Brands International is cutting 200 jobs, or about 15 percent of its work force, to offset earnings shortfalls resulting from lower banana prices in Europe. Price drop in Europe costs Chiquita 200 positions
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