During the month of October, the state of Illinois received WARN notifications from several big companies. In total, state officials learned that these companies would be cutting more than 870 positions over the coming months. At the beginning of the month, Capital One submitted a WARN notification with state officials. The company notified the state that it would begin laying off workers on December 7, 2017.
Workers at the 3800 Golf Road facility are expected to be impacted by the layoffs. In total, Capital One believes that 452 workers will be permanently laid off before April 2, 2018. The second WARN notification came from Fabick Machinery Company. The construction and mining machinery and equipment merchant wholesaler filed its WARN notice on October 2, 2017. The company warned state officials that it would be permanently closing its Marion, Illinois facility. This will also lead to the potential layoff of 29 workers.
On October 5, 2017, Neovia Logistics filed a WARN notification with Illinois state officials. The company announced that it would be permanently closing its facility at 251A Wille Road in Des Plaines. The layoffs and closure are expected to be completed by December 31, 2017. In total, Neovia Logistics expects to lay off 109 workers.
Pharmore Drugs LLC submitted a WARN notification on October 12, 2017. The company announced that it had sold its business and would be closing its operation in Cook County. As a result, the company will be laying off 232 workers permanently. It is unknown whether or not the impacted employees will be able to find employment with the company’s new owner.
Molina Healthcare Inc. notified Illinois that it would be laying off 31 workers on October 16, 2017. The managed care company expects to layoffs to be permanent. The layoffs will begin and finish on December 15, 2017. Finally, the furniture retail chain, Land of Nod, submitted a WARN notification on October 30, 2017.
The company informed state officials that consolidation would result in the permanent layoff of 25 workers. The first layoff is expected to take place on December 31, 2017. The employee separations will be completed by January 13, 2018. For a full breakdown of the impending layoffs, be sure to click here.