Samson Resources and Crosby Group firms to eliminate 111 American jobs

 2 Longview firms lay off 111 total

Two Longview companies are eliminating a combined 111 jobs, but only one has notified the Texas Workforce Commission of the layoffs.

Samson Resources II of Tulsa, Oklahoma, sent a letter to the commission under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act to report Samson Lone Star on Johnny Clark Road in Longview would lay off a majority of the 60 employees between this past Friday and Sept. 29, with no employees remaining after Dec. 31.

Meanwhile, the Crosby Group laid off 51 of its 450 employees Friday but did not contact the workforce commission, Plant Manager Chris Burbick said, adding WARN only applies if a “more significant portion” of the workforce is laid off.

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