Southwest Airlines discloses how many Valley employees it plans to furlough

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Posted at 8:47 AM, Nov 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-25 10:47:26-05

PHOENIX — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) plans to furlough more than 40 employees in the Valley come January, according to a filing the company submitted with the state.

The company filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notice (or WARN) on Nov. 6 indicating that 44 workers in Phoenix could be affected as part of mass furloughs the company had already announced amid the hits the airline industry has sustained as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Southwest is the second larges airline operating out of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport based on passenger numbers.

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