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Jasper's lays off 172 employees amid coronavirus

The changes are temporary and affect employees in Eugene, Springfield, Roseburg, Cottage Grove, Albany and beyond.

Posted: Mar 24, 2020 1:08 PM
Updated: Mar 24, 2020 2:08 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Jasper's is laying off 172 employees across Oregon amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The changes are affecting 24 employees across the company's Eugene locations, 20 in Springfield, 11 in Roseburg, six in Cottage Grove and five in Albany.

Company officials said Gov. Kate Brown's order banning dining in at restaurants and bars has had an impact on operations. They said the layoffs are temporary.

It is not known at what time employees can return to their jobs. The best estimate is April 15, they said.

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