August 1, 2014
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.