(Neb)-Bass Pro Ok's 300 Cabela's Buyouts, Decision Pending On 390
SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) - About 300 employees at Cabela’s former headquarters in Sidney are taking buyouts this week while another 390 who also applied for the buyouts are waiting to find out if they will be accepted as well.
Cabela's employed more than 2,000 people at its sprawling Sidney headquarters before the company was bought by rival Bass Pro Shops in a $5 billion dollar deal last year.
. Bass Pro spokesman Jack Wlezian says about 500 employees will remain in Sidney after all buyouts and job eliminations are completed. .
. Bass Pro plans to offer the multi-building Sidney headquarters complex with 550,000-square-feet of office space for $1 a year to other companies that want to move to Sidney.
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