More Layoffs at IGT

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RENO - KOLO 8 has confirmed layoffs are ongoing at International Game Technologies in Reno.

From IGT spokesman Ed Rogich:

"I can confirm that we will be reducing the global workforce this week. Reduction will affect 161 positions worldwide, with equal division between domestic and international workers. This is a continuation of efforts to reduce expenses, consolidate efforts among our business units, and find efficiencies within the organization."

Rogich went on to say that 35% of the layoffs (56 employees) are from the Reno Market.