“I think we’re seeing more and more people kind of falling through the cracks,” said Lisa Falcone, executive director of Mercy Connections in Burlington.
The cuts come as the company anticipates a decrease in demand for semiconductors.
The move means Vermonters can no longer fly nonstop to Orlando, and it eliminates a direct flight to Denver.
Homes are still selling, as inventory remains low, but observers are keeping a watchful eye on the markets.
“Can none of those massive profits be used as a bridge to keep knowledgeable employees on the payroll?” one employee asked, calling the proposed layoffs “shortsighted.”
Voters in Essex, Essex Junction, Shelburne, South Burlington and Williston overwhelmingly supported the plan to connect every address to fiber.
Inspectors are expected to announce Wednesday whether Killington will have enough snow for world championship races Thanksgiving weekend.
The company is not saying whether employees at its Essex Junction plant will be affected.
Bivo is marketing its products to avid cyclists, with an eye on expanding to other sports.
“Just one person being out can affect a lot of business because we’re running pretty tight with our staffing,” said Cara Tobin, owner of Honey Road in Burlington.
The company, which owns a large plant in Essex Junction, says it is paying close attention to uncertain economic conditions.
Opponents argued that joining with New England Federal Credit Union would bring an end to VSECU’s historical vision.
Tropical Storm Irene showed how vulnerable the homes are to flooding.
Kitter Spater hopes Sloggn Gear will be his next big venture. He hopes to learn from his customers and has uploaded the designs for the racks to encourage customers to build their own.