No word on La. layoffs as Dow Chemical plans to cut about 2,500 jobs globally

No word on La. layoffs as Dow Chemical plans to cut about 2,500 jobs globally

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A familiar name in the Capital City announced thousands of layoffs across the globe, but so far there has been no word if any of those will be in South Louisiana.

Dow Chemical said they plan to cut 2,500 jobs worldwide, which is about four percent of its workforce.

According to the Louisiana Workforce Commission, they have not received any notices yet about massive layoffs locally.

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The move comes ahead of the company's merger with DuPont.

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