108 Laid Off At Aberdeen Plant

108 Laid Off At Aberdeen Plant

108 workers at Northern Beef Packers in Aberdeen are out of work after a round of layoffs on Thursday.  The plant needed to cut expenses.  It hopes to raise 20 million dollars from investors by July.  The plant needs the money for working capital and to buy cattle.  The plant will also reduce the number of cattle slaughtered to 200 a day from about 380 daily.

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