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Pratt And Whitney Cuts Connecticut Workforce

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Pratt and Whitney is trimming 100 hourly jobs in Connecticut.  effective this week. 80 of the cuts are through layoffs in East Hartford,  and 20 through voluntary separations split between East Hartford and Middletown.

The company says lower customer demand for commercial engine repairs and completion of the f-119 engine program prompted the cuts as the jet engine maker assesses business requirements and customer needs.

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