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Published December 03, 2011, 06:42 PM

Cargill to Lay Off Employees this Holiday Season

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - An agribusiness giant, challenged by the difficult economy, is laying off thousands of workers this holiday.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

An agribusiness giant, challenged by the difficult economy, is laying off thousands of workers this holiday. Cargill will let go up to two thousand employees. That's about 1 point 5 percent of its workforce. The Minnesota based company hasn't decided how many layoffs will be in our area. In the state alone, Cargill employs 66 hundred people. Those cuts will happen over the next six months.

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