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These companies laid off the most Central Florida employees recently

ORLANDO, Fla. — Editor’s note: This story is available as a result of a content partnership between WFTV and the Orlando Business Journal.

Over the past 12 months, more than 1,126 people in Central Florida had their jobs cut or were told they would be laid off soon, according to notices filed with the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

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The federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act requires employers with 100 or more employees to give advance notice of plant closures and layoffs.

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In Central Florida, eight businesses filed a total of 11 WARN notices combined during the 12-month period. Those notices covered a variety of industries and reasons.

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