Huntington Company Lays Off 20 Workers

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Twenty workers at Portec Rail Products in Huntington learned that Tuesday would be their last day on the job.

A company spokesperson blamed the poor economy for the layoffs. She did not know if the company planned any more layoffs in the future.

The workers who lost their jobs will not receive any severance packages, but they will be eligible for unemployment benefits.

Portec Rail Products is based in Pittsburgh.

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