Labor Day Layoffs - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

9/3/02

Labor Day Layoffs

A slap in the face, that is what union representatives are saying about more than 15,000 people nationwide getting laid off on Labor Day. Consolidated Freightways is now out of business after filing Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.

Six people worked for the Lubbock branch located on north Ash. A union representative says the company told all of its employees with a phone call on Monday. One driver said the company had been in serious financial trouble for years.

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