Los Angeles Times

MetLife Inc. - October 2008

MetLife Inc. which has major operations in Bloomfield announced in October that it will cut an unspecified number of jobs by the end of 2008. About 1,700 of MetLife's 49,000 employees worldwide are in Bloomfield, but layoffs are not expected to be major there. MetLife has 2,400 employees statewide.MICHAEL MCANDREWS/THE HARTFORD COURANT