More Walmart Job Cuts Announced With Store, Corporate Layoffs In The Works

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BENTONVILLE (KFSM) -- Wal-Mart Stores is once again thinning its corporate workforce as well as making changes to store hierarchy, with some of the co-manager positions being eliminated in certain stores.

Wal-Mart would not confirm the reports of 3,500 co-managers being eliminated, but the company did say a reduction in co-manager positions per store based on sales revenue is under review.

The co-managers are being evaluated and those ready to move into a store manager role will be given that opportunity sooner under the new structure. The company is also planning to increase the number of assistant managers and did confirm 1,700 new positions in that role are being added.

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