Kodak Ohio workers told about 80 layoffs coming


DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Eastman Kodak Co. employees have been told that about 80 Dayton workers will be laid of this month.

Kodak has between 500 and 600 local employees. The Rochester, N.Y.-based company filed for bankruptcy protection last month.

Kodak says it received permission from the bankruptcy court to continue paying employees, maintaining customer programs and using current cash management systems and bank accounts

The Dayton Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/y7vQeR ) reports Kodak spokesman Christopher Veronda confirmed in an email that employees were told Monday about upcoming layoffs. He said adjustments are being made to improve profitability.

Dayton is the home base for Kodak's commercial inkjet business. The company does research and development, marketing and manufacturing of commercial inkjet printers there.


Information from: Dayton Daily News, http://www.daytondailynews.com