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Eyewitness News spoke with Cessna Communications Director Doug Oliver. He says the note went out this morning. It does not provide specifics on where those 700 jobs will be cut.
Workers say the news hurts but doesn't come as surprise. That's why they focused so much of their attention during negotiations on the need for job security.
"It was a fight for our jobs, that was the bottom line, it was a fight for our jobs. Without a job you have no insurance, no wage increases and no pension. It's not there if you don't have a job," explains Theresa Vasquez.
She's worked at Cessna for 36 years. She said she made it through the recession in the 80's, made it through the recession after 9-11 but adds this one is worse.