Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

ALCOA Cuts 90 Jobs in Upper Burrell but 100 New Positions Set for Technical Center

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

ALCOA Cuts 90 Jobs in Upper Burrell but 100 New Positions Set for Technical Center

Article excerpt

Alcoa said Thursday it has eliminated about 90 positions at its technical center in Upper Burrell as part of an efficiency initiative. Those losing their jobs will receive severance pay and help finding new jobs, the metals producer said.

The layoffs do not affect Alcoa's plans to invest $60 million, including up to $10 million in government assistance, to launch an advanced manufacturing initiative at the Westmoreland County facility. When it announced the project in September, Alcoa said it expected the venture to create more than 100 full-time jobs by next year. The company said the project is moving forward on schedule.

"Core innovation areas are not impacted and we continue to invest strongly in cutting-edge technologies," the company said in an emailed statement. …

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