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News Items tag as: Kamloops Layoffs

  • Kamloops Keg to close at end of August

    KAMLOOPS - After 40 years, The Keg is closing its doors in Kamloops.
  • Hiring fair coming to Kamloops this spring

    KAMLOOPS - Hundreds of job seekers are expected to attend the bi-annual hiring fair scheduled for mid-April and with layoff notices continuing in the area that number could jump even more.
  • More layoffs announced for labour workers in Kamloops

    KAMLOOPS – One of Kamloops’ main labour employers is facing another round of cuts after a drop in oil prices has directly led to a decline in business for the energy sector industry.
  • Kamloops plant set to layoff staff and close this summer

    KAMLOOPS – After operating in Kamloops since the 1960s, Arclin Canada Limited is set to close its local plant, laying off seven employees by early summer.

    The closure was brought on by a decline in housing development in Canada and the United States. Resin manufactured by the plant was used in wood productions and construction industries.

    Director of Manufacturing, Martin Forest, says the plant has struggled since the industry downturn began years ago.
  • Team of advisors set to help those facing layoffs

    KAMLOOPS – With two major layoff announcements in Kamloops within a week of each other, employment advisors are preparing for more clients.

    Blair Gray, the site coordinator for the Open Door Group and Work B.C. in Kamloops says the location has seen an increase in the amount of clients, but doesn’t attribute that to recent layoffs.
  • Nearly 50 people laid off in Kamloops due to oil price decline

    KAMLOOPS - The change in oil price has directly affected 48 people who are now out of a job in Kamloops after receiving notice from Horizon North Logistics today, Jan. 19.

    “I’ve had better days,” President and CEO Rod Graham said. “It’s never a happy day when you have to start Monday with this kind of news.”

    Graham said the 48 people laid off in Kamloops were part of a total 130 employees who received notices today.

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