Lawmakers: Sikorsky Aircraft layoffs to impact local economy

A spokesman for Sikorsky says the reductions are

A spokesman for Sikorsky says the reductions are necessary to protect the company's competitiveness. (February 23, 2014 5:59 PM)

Local leaders are expressing concerns about the impact Sikorsky Aircraft's plan to cut jobs will have on the state's economy.

State Sen. Kevin Kelly has called on the state Department of Labor to offer job search technique training to those facing layoffs.

Company officials say most of the 600 jobs to be eliminated will be in Connecticut, although the exact amount has not yet been announced....

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