Unilever begins process of reducing workforce in Israel, plans to lay off few dozen of its 2,500 total employees in the country; company is nation's fourth-largest food company

LOS ANGELES , January 5, 2012 () – Unilever has begun the process of reducing its workforce in Israel, planning to lay off a few dozen of its 2,500 total employees in the country, Israel National News reported Jan. 5.

Unilever is the fourth-largest food company in Israel. According to a statement, the company is offering people approaching retirement age the option to participate in a voluntary retirement program.

The primary source of this article is Israel National News, Beit El, Israel, on Jan. 5, 2012.

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