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Talks Underway For Second Job Fair To Assist Luke Mill Employees

May 16th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

With more than 1,000 people having attended this week’s job fair Luke Mill employees- talks are already underway about a second event. Tuesday’s job fair was held at the Bruce Outreach Center in Westernport and it was structured in a way so that each shift would have opportunities to apply for jobs or to get information about available assistance. It was announced on April 30 that the Verso Corp. mill in Luke would close its doors on June 30. Last week, Verso added that paper production would cease a month earlier on May 31. The closure will leave an estimated 675 on-site workers, and hundreds of ancillary contract workers, out of work. Matt Miller with the CEDC said there was good reason for such employer participation from the entire tri-state area…


One Response to “Talks Underway For Second Job Fair To Assist Luke Mill Employees”

  1. May 16, 2019 at 2:23 pm, kevin said:

    The state is seriously talking about putting 200 million into Pimlico Race Track to save a once a year horse race. How much will the state commit to saving a year round factory?


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