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Family Dollar eliminating 135 jobs at Matthews HQ

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MATTHEWS, NC (WBTV) -

Family Dollar is eliminating 135 positions at its corporate headquarters in Matthews, the company announced Wednesday.

The company responded to an inquiry from WBTV about its recent reorganization.

"As a result of this review, Family Dollar has implemented organizational changes which include the difficult, but necessary, decision to reduce its Store Support Center (corporate headquarters) workforce in Charlotte, North Carolina," the company said. "In all, approximately 135 positions (6% of the workforce) will be eliminated from across all divisions and levels at the Store Support Center."

The job cuts will affect all divisions and levels at the headquarters.

Family Dollar employs 61,000 people nationwide and 2,400 in Matthews.

The company went on to say that 10,000 new jobs were added in the last three years, 400 of them at company headquarters.

Family Dollar said it is helping the employs affected by the downsizing.

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