ADM To Cut 1,000 Jobs

City officials in Decatur and Illinois economic development officials say they’ve talked to Archer Daniels Midland about its plans to cut 1,000 jobs but are waiting to find out how many will be in the state.
Decatur City Manager Ryan McCrady said Wednesday he’s optimistic
that the Decatur-based agricultural processor’s job cuts will be
widely spread enough to avoid hurting the city too baldy. ADM has
4,000 employees in Decatur.
Another major local agricultural firm, Tate & Lyle, is in the
process of moving its headquarters from Decatur to Hoffman Estates.
Marcelyn Love of the state Department of Commerce and Economic
Opportunity says the agency has talked with ADM about what it can
do to limits cuts in Illinois.
ADM says it plans to cut primarily salaried workers. (AP)

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