Helzberg Cuts 21 Jobs

Helzberg Diamonds has cut 21 positions at its North Kansas City headquarters, a 9 percent reduction, The Kansas City Star reports.

The company eliminated seven unfilled positions and is offering severance packages and outplacement assistance to 14 employees, who include managerial and salaried professionals and hourly associates.

Marvin Beasley, chairman and chief executive officer of Helzberg, told local press he didn’t plan any more layoffs.