Earlier this month, the state of Oregon received a WARN notification from First Transit. The letter explains that the company is preparing to carry out a mass layoff or plant closing at its Clackamas, Oregon facility. The GridWorks facility is located at 16253 Southeast 130th Avenue in Clackamas. The facility will be closing permanently. According to the WARN notification, the company has not set an exact date for the closure. However, it is anticipated that it will occur on or around January 2, 2019.
The layoffs linked to the closing are expected to be permanent. In total, as many as sixty employees could be laid off. The letter explains that First Transit may have transfer opportunities for some employees at other facilities. The full WARN notice can be found here.