USA: New Era Cap Lays Off Workers; More Losses Possible
New Era Cap announced it laid off 21 workers Friday at its Alabama plants amid tight conditions for the sports apparel accessory industry. The cuts hit non-union support and administrative workers in areas like customer service, shipping and receiving and design, the company said. "It's unfortunate we have to make this decision, but we're not alone in the industry," marketing director John DeWaal said.
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