Jobs lost at Tyson poultry processing plant
Taking effect in mid-June, US meat co. Tyson Foods will cut jobs at its
poultry processing complex in Glen Allen, Va. Approx. 190 of 800 workers will be
cut, affecting those in deboning and packaging positions.
"This project is part of an ongoing effort to optimise
the use of our poultry plants by ensuring we're producing the right mix of
products to meet the needs of our customers," said Tyson Foods vice president of
operation Donnie King. "Unfortunately, it also involves the difficult process of
eliminating some positions. We will be taking steps to help those who are losing
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