Layoffs roil 7-Eleven's corporate workforce as the company cuts 880 jobs in aftermath of Speedway purchase
- Hundreds of employees at
7-Elevenhave lost their jobs due to the company's purchase of Speedway.
- The cuts will hit 880 employees in Ohio and Texas.
Over 800 7-Eleven corporate employees in Ohio and Texas will lose their jobs as the convenience store chain reorganizes following its purchase of a rival business.
In a statement sent to Insider, a 7-Eleven spokesperson said the company has been undergoing an "integration process" since it bought Speedway for $21 billion in 2020. The spokesperson wrote that the company assessed the new "combined organization structure," a process that recently came to a completion after being "slowed by COVID-19."
"As a result, we made the difficult decision to reduce our current workforce in our Irving, TX and Enon, OH support centers and field support operations by approximately 880 associates," a 7-Eleven spokesperson said in a statement to Insider. "These decisions have not been made lightly, and we are working to support impacted employees, including providing career transition services."
Some of the laid-off employees have seemingly taken to the web to vent about the news. A representative of the Layoff.com — a message board for employees experiencing
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