Recent major layoffs in Massachusetts
Cookson Precious Metals Division
Number of jobs affected: 225 to 300
Cookson Precious Metals Division has informed the city of Attleboro that it plans to lay off 225 to 300 workers by March 31.
The company makes precious metals used in the jewelry industry. It began the layoffs Nov. 1 as part of a phased reduction in employees. The company plans to keep its Attleboro facility open.