Layoffs Begin at Progresso Plant in Vineland
General Mills announced in July that they would be closing the Progresso Soup plant in Vineland. 338 employees will lose their jobs.
According to NJ.com,
General Mills announced its intent to close the plant in July and came to its final decision in September. The company filed a WARN (Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act) notice Wednesday to lay off 65 employees by March. The remaining employees will continue at the plant until it officially closes this summer.
General Mills took over in 2001, however Progresso has been making soup in Vineland since 1942.