AT&T Lays Off 300 in Atlanta

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ATLANTA -AT&T Broadband has laid off 309 staffers, about one-sixth of its local work force. MSO spokesman Reg Griffin confirmed the number, noting that the cuts range across departments.

But AT&T Broadband will add about 40 people to its newly aggressive cable-theft team and to its direct-sales team, which will try to sign up such consumers as subscribers.