Pratt & Whitney cuts 200 jobs in Connecticut - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Pratt & Whitney cuts 200 jobs in Connecticut

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Pratt & Whitney officials said the company is cutting 400 positions company-wide, with about half of them coming from the Connecticut workforce.

Officials at Pratt & Whitney said it was a tough decision to make, but was necessary to remain competitive.

According to Pratt & Whitney officials, those affected will receive severance pay, outplacement help, continuation of group insurance and employee scholar program benefits and other services.

The job cuts are effective immediately.

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