Hudson Valley Plant Closure Puts 300 in New York Out of Work
The Hudson Valley's largest grocer shutting down is leaving many scrambling to find work.
As previously reported, C&S Wholesale Grocers is closing its Newburgh warehouse.
The closure was initially scheduled for Oct. 2 but was pushed back in mid-October until the end of 2021.
C&S Wholesale Grocers in Newburgh employees 304. Despite the closure being pushed back layoffs were expected to begin during the first two weeks of October, according to an updated Warn Notice.
C&S Wholesale Grocers in Newburgh employees 304
Separation dates for 134 employees will be extended to the 14-day period starting on Oct. 24 and will run through Jan. 1, 2022, according to the updated Warn Notice.
Sixty employees have accepted offers to transfer to another C & S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. site, officials say.
"The Newburgh warehouse will be closing as a result of a decision by one of their largest customers to move to a self-distribution model," the Warn Notice states.
The Newburgh warehouse will be closing as a result of a decision by one of their largest customers to move to a self-distribution model.
The Warn Notice doesn't state the customer's name, but we previously reported it appears the closure is a result of changes made by the parent company of Stop & Shop and Hannaford.
The closure is a result of changes made by the parent company of Stop & Shop and Hannaford.
The parent company, Ahold Delhaize, is moving to a self-managed supply chain.
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