NORTH ADAMS — Citing poor holiday card sales, Crane & Co. announced on Tuesday that it has eliminated 22 jobs at a North Adams facility.Big Y
The 22 employees have been laid off from Crane's personalized design services facility on Curran Highway. They will be able to apply for other jobs within the company during a 12-week period in which Crane will maintain their benefits, including health insurance, the firm said.
Western Massachusetts largest locally owned supermarket chain, Big Y Foods Inc., laid off an unspecified number of workers Monday.(They cut senior people with high hourly wages and those who are perceived to be pro-union. Big Y currently has no union.)
The Springfield-based chain did not immediately say how many people were laid off nor what job descriptions were targeted.