Following Voluntary Separation Offer Bell Decreases Staff

Published 05/05 2014 08:19PM

Updated 05/05 2014 09:34PM

FORT WORTH --    About 325 Bell Helicopter Employees have been laid off.
    The layoffs are happening primarily in the fort worth area for management and non-management employees.
    Officials say the V-22, Multi-Year Two contract is reducing the build rate on Bell helicopter's biggest program by nearly half.
    They say it negatively affects the level of work in the Fort Worth manufacturing centers.
    No word yet on how many Amarillo employees will be affected.

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