As Tea Party Koch Brothers Earned An Extra $11 Billion In Recent Years, They Laid Off Thousands
– Koch’s John Zink Company subsidiary laid off 63 people in Tulsa, Oklahoma.– Koch’s Georgia Pacific subsidiary laid off 118 people at its Roxboro, North Carolina plant.– Koch laid off 50 people at its INVISTA plant in Wilmington, Delaware.– Koch’s Georgia Pacific subsidiary laid off 158 people at a paper-making plant in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Most of the jobs have been replaced with automated machines.– Koch’s INVISTA subsidiary laid off 50 people at its plant in Athens, Georgia.– Koch laid off 150 people at its headquarters in Wichita, Kansas.– Koch laid off 500 people at its Seaford, Delaware INVISTA plant.– Koch laid off 400 people in its Waynesboro, Indiana INVISTA plant. As one of the primary employers in the city, the layoffs were expected to have serious ripple effects. City officials said layoffs at Invista will “force cuts across Waynesboro.” “The rest of the community, this will probably instill a bit of a wake-up call and they will cut back also,” predicted Waynesboro Vice Mayor Frank Lucente.– Koch laid off 320 people at its Georgia Pacific plywood plant in Cleveland, Texas.– Koch laid off 60 people at its INVISTA plant in Victoria, Texas.– Koch laid off 169 people from its Flint Hills Resources plant in Odessa, Texas.– Koch laid off 300 people at its Georgia Pacific plant in Monroeville, Alabama.– Koch “indefinitely” idled its 60-worker Georgia Pacific mill in Louisville, Mississippi.