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Layoffs Continue to Mount

Fairchild Semiconductor

Fairchild Semiconductor (FCS) announced on Jan. 5 that it plans to eliminate 120 jobs in South Portland, Maine.

These layoffs come as the company, which makes silicon chips that are used in cell phones, attempts to improve its productivity and lower costs.

Overall, Fairchild Semiconductor employs about 800 workers in South Portland, Maine.

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