Supervalu Inc. will lay off 85 IT workers in the country, including 50 workers in Eden Prairie, Minneapolis / St.Paul Business Journal reported.
The supermarket has been struggling has fired its CEO Craig Herkert and laid off dozens of employees in the past 18 months, Star Tribune reported.
Jeff Swanson, a spokesman for Supervalu, said the company reorganizing IT workers to be generalist than specialist. The company will hire highly skilled workers for few positions, Star Tribune reported.
The company said it was exploring options to sell all or part of the company. The unions are anxiously waiting for the next move by the company, including United Food & Commercial Workers that has been representing 84,000 of the company's 130,000 employees, Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal reported .