Centro Hispano Milwaukee is a non-profit organization serving the Latino community. The organization’s staff delivers educational programs and social and human services to families to help them overcome social, economic, linguistic, and culture barriers. The organization manages six housing complexes for low-income elders and they also offer Head Start programs. On November 13, 2017, Wisconsin’s Department of Workforce Development received a WARN notice from Centro Hispano.

According to that notification, the federal grant funding for Centro Hispano Milwaukee’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs will end on November 30, 2017. As a result, the organization intends to permanently cease the operations of its Head Start and Early Head Start programs. All employees will be laid off effective November 30, 2017.

None of the workers have bumping rights. Centro Hispano believes that the layoffs will impact 88 non-union represented employees. The full WARN notification is available here.

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