IBM's union group says they're expecting IBM to sell its plant in Essex soon.
Governor Peter Shumlin confirmed layoffs at the plant happened Thursday.
The group says it's received internal documents indicating more layoffs could be coming by the end of the month in Vermont.
The Vermont Department of Labor has released the number of employees that are impacted by the recent layoffs Thursday.
With the recent layoffs at IBM, the Department of Labor held a job fair Monday to help people search for a new career.
Those being let go by IBM are getting some more help from the Vermont Department of Labor.