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Roseburg Forest Products cuts over 200 jobs

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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Roseburg Forest Products says it plans to lay off over 200 employees from three Oregon plants.

A company spokesman says it could take until the end of the year to begin rehiring, due to the depressed housing market.

The privately held wood products company is based in Dillard. According to its website, it employs more than 3,000 people in more than 80 communities throughout the United States.

Two plants in Douglas County -- in Riddle and Dillard -- and one in Coquille in Coos County are affected by the job cuts.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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