Anniston Alabama layoffs http://apr.org en Defense Contractor Announces Anniston Layoffs http://apr.org/post/defense-contractor-announces-anniston-layoffs <p>A defense contractor has notified 139 of its roughly 400 employees at its Anniston Army Depot site that they will be laid off in March and April.</p><div><p>The Anniston Star reports (<a href="http://bit.ly/11zd3uu">http://bit.ly/11zd3uu</a> ) that General Dynamics Land Systems will employ fewer workers after April due to declining military orders for combat vehicles. The company builds and repairs combat vehicles.</p><p>Peter Keating, spokesman for General Dynamics Land Systems, said the layoffs were necessary due to a lack of work at the facility.</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 15:11:04 +0000 The Associated Press 23289 at http://apr.org Defense Contractor Announces Anniston Layoffs