Former Supreme CEO and president John Fowler responded to news of ongoing layoffs at Supreme and other companies by offering to connect potential employees with recruiters and other businesses seeking workers in the sector—and he’s continued to do so, seeking jobs for particular experienced workers and referring laid-off workers to media. Others in the field are also passing along news of LPs hiring.
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This announcement adds to the number of cannabis employees laid off in recent weeks. Last week alone, Aurora cut 500 jobs while Tilray cut roughly 140. Sundial Growers laid off 10% if their workforce in January, and Hexo cut 200 workers in October. Some expect the next layoffs will be at Canopy.
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- Analysts say the layoffs are far from over, even as laying off workers saves money but doesn’t necessarily spur profitability.
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In another departure for Hexo, director Nathalie Bourque resigned from the company board. She follows CFO Michael Monahan, who resigned abruptly in October after only four weeks, and cofounder/Chief Brand Officer Adam Miron, who left in July.
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