Bodybuilding.com Is Laying Off Nearly 90 Employees!
Bodybuilding.com is one of the biggest websites in the industry.
It was launched in 1999 where is quickly became the go to source for anything related to bodybuilding.
The website provides:
- A supplement store where people can purchase supplements to aid in there training and nutrition.
- Various articles on training, diets, and studies.
- A forum section where members of the website can login and talk about certain questions regarding training, nutrition, or anything else.
Are Employees At Bodybuilding.com In Trouble?
According to a recent new report from KBTV news, it was announced on 1st December 2016 that Bodybuidling.com is laying off 15% of their total number of employees.
It was reported that some employees are heart broken from the lay-off as it is so close to Christmas time.
There is also speculation that there could be more lay-offs in the near future.
Because of this speculation Bodybuilding.com employees could be in trouble.
Bodybuilding.com made a comment back to KBTV News regarding the lay-offs.
In the news report a former employee who had been laid-off spoke out on the matter:
Mike Coughley (former employee of Bodybuilding.com’s legal compliance department said:
“Some people were crying, and some people that didn’t get laid off were crying because they will miss other people, but I’m not angry at all,” he said. “It’s just one of those things that happens in the business world.”
This is very shocking to people who are familiar to Bodybuilding.com.
It comes as a very shocking and stressful life change to those who were laid-off, especially before the holidays.
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