Alcon to Lay Off 125 in Fort Worth

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    Alcon announced Wednesday plans to laying off 125 workers at it's Fort Worth headquarters.

    The international eye-care company said they plan to lay off 260 employees in total, including 135 others in the U.S. and abroad.

    "This is a difficult finanancial environment. It's a difficult operating environment," said Doug MacHatton, vice president of investor relations for Alcon.

    Employees were notified of the job cuts Wednesday morning.

    Alcon has approximately 2,800 employees in Fort Worth.

    Read more at the Star-Telegram.com.