Briggs & Stratton announces 114 layoffs at Poplar Bluff plant

Thursday, April 2, 2009 | 12:12 p.m. CDT

POPLAR BLUFF — Briggs & Stratton is citing softer demand for lawn and garden equipment as part of the reason for the decision to lay off 114 workers at its plant in the southeast Missouri town of Poplar Bluff.