Basha's lays off 350 workers without severance

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Reasons for cuts

CHANDLER -- Basha's, a local supermarket company, has confirmed that it has laid off 350 people.

The total is almost 3% of the company's total workforce.

The Chandler based business cited a number of factors in its decision to make the layoffs, including fierce competition in the Valley grocery business and the economic recession.

The employees were not given a severance package.