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Windstream making job cuts
Rochester, N.Y. Windstream is making job cuts and some of them are impacting Rochester workers.
According to a spokesperson, Windstream will be cutting their 13,500 employees by 400 total. 23 cuts will be in Rochester.
Windstream employs 900 people in New York, and about 675 in Monroe County.
Changes that affect people are never easy, but they are necessary for Windstream to succeed in a highly competitive marketplace, Jeff Gardner, president and CEO of Windstream said in a statement.
175 of the positions being affected are on a voluntary basis. Employees will receive severance as well as outplacement counseling.