It has been reported that Lowe’s is laying off thousands of workers, with most news stories pointing to a WSJ article for breaking the news.
It is being said that Lowe’s has eliminated the positions of thousands of assembly and maintenance staff, and will be outsourcing their work to third party companies.
Reports say that the workers in these positions were responsible for assembling grills, wheelbarrows, and other such products. Other reports say that maintenance and janitorial staff are also being laid off.
The cuts are being to “allow store associates to spend more time on the sales floor serving customers.”