3M company closes another Ohio plant, laying off 136 workers

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3M company closes another Ohio plant, laying off 136 workers

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More than 100 workers will be laid off at a 3M plant in northern Ohio, two years after the company closed its Brookville facility.

St. Paul, Minn.-based 3M sent a warn notice to the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services Office of Workforce Development earlier this week. The company announced its intention to close its Elyria facility located at 1301 Lowell St.

The closure impacts a potential of 136 employees. The job eliminations will take place over several months, starting on May 31 and finishing on Aug. 31. About 106 of the impacted employees are represented by the Workers United Union, Local 1406T.

Impact employees will be given notice at least 60 days before the date of employment loss, and will be offered severance benefits. In 2015, 3M closed its plant at 270 Carr Drive in Brookville, which impacted 75 full-time employees.

That Brookville plant became a 3M facility in 2007.

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