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Two companies announce layoffs impacting 353 employees

Information provided by the Louisiana Workforce Commission

Two employers in South Louisiana have issued Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notifications (WARNs) announcing mass layoffs or plant closures.

Bradken announced the suspension of operations at its foundry facility in Amite, La. and stated that the layoffs could affect up to 65 employees and will occur at different times based on product flow. They expect the first layoff to begin on October 26. The LWC’s Rapid Response team has been in contact with the employer and will assist affected individuals find new employment opportunities. All those affected by plant closures or mass layoffs are also encouraged to visit their local Business and Career Solutions Center.

Trinity Marine Products, Inc. announced the permanent closure of its plant in Brusly, La. affecting 288 employees. Layoffs are scheduled to begin October 31 and conclude on December 9. LWC’s Rapid Response team has scheduled orientation sessions for the affected employees.

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