Hundred loose job at pork processor
Moose Jaw Packers, from Moose Jaw, in the
Canadian state of Saskatchewan, has laid off 100 workers in an attempt to
reorganise its operations.
"This is by no means permanent," a company spokesman said.
The pork plant, partly owned by local growers, reopened only three months
ago after earlier problems that saw the exit of its chief executive. Interim CEO
Dave Worke said the company may shift to custom killing for other plants or
explore opportunities in the Asian market. "We can do smaller runs, things the
big guys don't want to do," Worke said.
The company continues a search for a permanent chief
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