Alcoa is cutting 13 percent of its global work force due to a slowing economy.
Read more stories on this subject in our jobs topic page.While the announcement does not appear to target the company's aluminum smelting plant near Goose Creek, company official are not ruling out that possibility.
That plant employees some 600 people.
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On Monday, Bosch announced it's trimming 210 people from their Charleston plant.