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Saturday, March 31, 2007

Lillian Vernon Lay Off Resulting from Time Life Distribution Loss

Lillian Vernon is going to lay off 230 employees in relation to a loss of business between Time Life and Lillian Vernon.  The layoff will impact about 230 employees in Virginia Beach.  These workers will come from the call center and distribution center at Lillian Vernon supported for Time life.

Lillian Vernon is hoping to rehire many of the employees as seasonal shifts could pick up later next fall.  In years past the company is typically hired up to 3000 additional workers.

Lillian Vernon had supported Time life since 2004.  However the acquisition of Reader's Digest magazine by Time life is now enabled time like to consolidate this business in one location.