Skip to comments.ITW Consumer warns of 73 layoffs in Riviera Beach (Florida)
Posted on 11/15/2012 2:34:40 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
ITW Consumer has warned the state of Florida of 73 layoffs and the closure of their Riviera Beach facility earlier this year.
Illinois Tool Works, ITW's parent company, announced a change in strategies and its decision to phase out operations in Florida earlier this year, according to the Worker Adjustment & Retraining Notification notice filed with the state on Wednesday. ITW's functions will be relocated to Ohio and Connecticut.
The company stated that it plans to cease ITW Consumer operations by the end of February. The first run of separations were effective at the end of August and October. Additional separations are expected to occur in November, January and February. All employees were notified of the closure in June, the notice stated...
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Wait a minute, ITW is moving from a RIGHT TO WORK state to OHIO and Connecticut? Something is wrong with this picture... ;-)
union flexes muscle, management looks at the result of the last election then caves.