General Dynamics workers laid off250 jobs in Henry County on Thursday.
By Dan Kegley, Wytheville Enterprise Staff
About 45 General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products employees in Marion learned Thursday their jobs are being cut over the next few weeks. According to a release from James D. Losse, General Dynamics’ vice president and general manger of advanced materials, the layoffs are “part of a broad program to improve its competitiveness that also includes the introduction of Lean Manufacturing/Six Sigma techniques and other efforts to improve the company’s ability to compete.” (link)
Another 70 jobs on Friday.
Any more of that happy talk about Virginia being the "most business-friendly state" on the planet and I'm going to scream.