May 26, 2023, 3:59 PM EDT
3M to cut 6,000 jobs in second round of layoffs this year
The workforce reductions are in addition to the 2,500 manufacturing jobs the company said it would eliminate in January. 3M had 92,000 employees at the end of 2022.
3M ordered to pay $50 million to Army veteran in earplugs lawsuit
An Army veteran who claimed earplugs made by tech giant 3M caused him to suffer hearing damage was awarded $50 million by a federal jury Friday, the second-largest verdict related to the product, which has been the subject of hundreds of lawsuits.
3M loses first trial over military earplugs
3M Co. lost the first lawsuit to go to trial over the safety of earplugs it sold for years to the military, with a federal jury Friday awarding $7.1 million to three veterans and finding the company failed to warn about defects in the product.