Raytheon lays off several employees

Posted by Kevin Kayse e-mail

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Defense contractor Raytheon has laid off a number of workers.

The layoffs include 42 bargaining unit employees, as well as 9 salaried workers.

Company officials notified employees this morning, a spokesperson for Raytheon explaining that the layoffs are based on future budget reductions rather than a particular federal contract.

The layoffs only affect Raytheon's Louisville facility.

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