Readerlink Distribution Services is a publisher and distributor of books. The company is based out of Oak Brook, Illinois. The company is the largest distributor of books to mass merchandisers in the United States. The company services roughly 66,000 storefronts in the United States. On February 28, 2018, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development received a WARN notification from Readerlink. The letter explains that the company will soon carry out a mass layoff in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The company’s facility is located at 5045 West 79th Street. The layoffs are expected to begin on or around May 4, 2018. The anticipated permanent closing date is August 31, 2018. As a result, the company believes that roughly 147 workers will be impacted. None of the workers are represented by a union. Therefore, bumping rights do not exist. The full WARN notification has been made available here.