No word yet on where the layoffs will take place. The company’s Chandler, Arizona, location is its second largest U.S. location. And Intel is the largest employer in Chandler, established there in 1980.
The $1.6 million settlement was announced last month when a jury delivered verdicts against Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah. But the amount of money to be given to people within the community wasn't revealed at the time.
Hundreds of Navajo farmers lost their crops last season because a Colorado mine spill shut down the San Juan River. The federal government says the water’s OK. But the Navajo canal remains closed. And the question of whether to turn the water on has divided the community.