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Home Depot announced last week that it was cutting 7,000 jobs, but Alaska employees and stores won't be cut at all, according to a company spokeswoman.
Home Depot job cuts won't include Alaska 020409 BUSINESS 2 Capital City Weekly Home Depot announced last week that it was cutting 7,000 jobs, but Alaska employees and stores won't be cut at all, according to a company spokeswoman.
Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Story last updated at 2/4/2009 - 11:44 am

Home Depot job cuts won't include Alaska

Home Depot announced last week that it was cutting 7,000 jobs, but Alaska employees and stores won't be cut at all, according to a company spokeswoman.

The Georgia-based home improvement chain is eliminating EXPO, its high-end decor business, and the 5,000 people who worked for it. It's also cutting another 2,000 employees. In all, the cuts are 2 percent of the company's 300,000-person workforce.

Home Depot has three stores in Anchorage, and one each in Wasilla, Fairbanks and Juneau.


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