The H.J. Heinz Co. plans to lay off 80 full-time employees at its Pocatello, Idaho, factory in March, following the discontinuation of the T.G.I. Friday’s frozen meal line. “The factory also will be adjusting its production schedule to maximize efficiency and effectively manage costs,” according to a statement from the Pittsburgh food company. The factory, which makes frozen entrees and snacks, will continue to employ more than 400 full-time workers.
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Food company H.J. Heinz Co. is eliminating 600 jobs across the U.S. and in Canada, including 350 in Pittsburgh, nearly a third of its operation there, it said Tuesday Continue reading »