Employees: Halliburton layoffs in the hundreds

By: KKCO - Email
By: KKCO - Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Current and former Halliburton employees tell 11 News the company is making some big layoffs. They're estimating anywhere from 150 to 300 employees could lose their jobs today.

Halliburton Company officials have not made an official comment to 11 News about the layoffs. But when our crews were on scene this morning there were armed security guards. Security guards are talking to employees before they go in, many of them, wondering if they'll still have a job when they leave.

11 News has spoken with several employees about what's going on, they tell us they're estimating that anywhere from 150 to about 300 people could be laid off here today. A former employee says the industry is hurting, in a big way. Robert Harris, a former Halliburtion employee says, "They're probably gonna cut, downsize, I don't know. It doesn't' look real good. It looks like the 80s is coming again."

11 News will update this Web site with details as they become available in this developing story.

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