posted on April 05, 2012 16:51
Yahoo announced that they are laying-off 2,000 employees nationwide; however they are hiring at their Western New York Branch.They currently employ 75 people at the facility.
State Senator George Maziarz said the vice-chairman of Yahoo called him Wednesday to inform him that the Lockport yahoo branch is not only adding more jobs but they plan to expand.
“First of all it’s uplifting, usually when something like this happens Western New York usually falls on the bad side of the equation. It was one negative impact on a worldwide company and we fell on the positive side,” said Maziarz
Mazariz said the yahoo jobs attract people from all over the world to work in Western New York, which in turn boosts our local economy.