Citing the COVID-19 pandemic, Sawyer said: “These sudden and unexpected circumstances adversely affected our business operations and unfortunately prevented from providing notice sooner.”
The Verso headquarters building.
On Friday the state reported a 16.8%, the highest since the state’s current record keeping system was developed almost a half-century ago.
Before the pandemic, Verso had 200 local workers and more than 4,000 nationwide. After navigating Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2016, Verso restructured its debt and moved its headquarters from Memphis, Tenn. to Miami Twp.