Skip to comments.More Than 1,400 Workers In Pike County, Ohio, To Receive Possible Layoff Notices (Fluor B&W)
Posted on 07/18/2014 7:25:16 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Piketon , Ohio - Roughly 1400 people woke up to bad news Thursday morning.
It's called a warn notice, and it means their livelihood is on the line.
"These are the higher paying jobs in the area," Herman Potter said.
But those jobs are now in jeopardy.
Herman Potter is president of the Steel Workers Union in Piketon, Ohio.
His employer, Fluor B&W issued a warn notice, stating layoffs are possible.
Fluor B&W was hired by the Department of Energy to clean the former Portsmouth gaseous diffusion plant and re-industrialize the property three years ago.
The way things stand now, the DOE is cutting $110 million from the project's funding.
That leaves workers on the chopping block.
"We would like to see that we don't have to engage in any kind of involuntary separations, but still have to plan for what's present today, and that looks like a significant budget shortfall," Jeff Wagner, of Fluor B&W, said....
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Just lovely. This is election year for governor, and I can hear the DEMONcrat candidate blaming Kasich for this - and the sheeple believing it.