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Hundreds to Face Layoffs in Illinois in Coming Months

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Many Chicago-Area Workers to Lose Their Jobs More than a 1,500 workers in the state of Illinois face layoffs in the coming months. The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has posted its most recent Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) report, which reveals that more than a dozen companies filed layoff notices with the state (more…)

Layoffs Hit Navistar’s Melrose Park Plant

Navistar to Lay Off 170 Workers in Melrose Park Famous truck parts manufacturer, Navistar International Corp (NYSE:NAV), has announced that the company is ending the production of a truck engine at its Melrose Park manufacturing facility in Illinois, after which 170 employees will be laid off.

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Ultra Foods Layoffs, Store Closures Coming after Failure to Find Buyer

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Ultra Foods to Lay Off  Employees in Highland, Indiana Two Ultra Foods store locations are closing after the chain’s parent company, Central Grocers, Inc., failed to find a buyer for the struggling grocery stores. The Joliet, Illinois-based Central Grocers, which filed for bankruptcy earlier this year, announced that the company will be closing its Ultra Foods supermarkets in Highland, Indiana (more…)