Sikorsky announces layoffs

Sikorsky Aircraft has announced it is laying off 3 percent of its work force.The company blames the cuts on a down economy and possible cuts

STRATFORD - Sikorsky Aircraft has announced it is laying off 3 percent of its work force.

The company blames the cuts on a down economy and possible cuts from the Defense Department.

The Stratford-based company says it will offer separation packages to eligible employees.

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