Bissell Lays Off 5 Percent Of Salaried Workers

1090051798_d155a1504f_zWALKER, Mich. — According to a company spokesperson the company has let go 25 of its salaried workers.The company said the lay offs are due to reorganizing because of changing market.

In a statement the company says:

“We can confirm BISSELL Homecare, Inc. released approximately five percent of its salaried Grand Rapids workforce on July 18, 2013. In an effort to respond to changing market dynamics, the company is reorganizing in order to better meet its customer expectations.

It was an extremely difficult decision and we are disappointed that we had to take such an action. We are working closely with the displaced Associates providing various forms of financial and outplacement assistance to help them through their transition.”

Bissell Inc., also known as Bissell Homecare, is a privately owned vacuum cleaner and floor care product manufacturing corporation headquartered in Walker, Mich. Greater Grand Rapids. The company is the number one manufacturer of floor care products in North America in terms of sales, with 20% market share

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