Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Hazelwood Packaging Plant Closing, Laying off 115 Employees

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Hazelwood Packaging Plant Closing, Laying off 115 Employees

Article excerpt

Packaging manufacturer Printpack is permanently closing a plant in Hazelwood that employs 115 people.

The Atlanta-based company, which makes flexible packaging for pet food and other consumer products, notified the Missouri Division of Workforce Development of the layoffs at its facility at 310 James S. McDonnell Boulevard.

The layoffs will occur between March 25 and June 30, according to a notice filed with the state.

Employers with more than 100 employees are required to give 60 days notice of layoffs under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act when a third of the workforce or more than 500 workers could be affected. Reports on planned layoffs are released on the state's website, jobs.mo.gov.

A spokesperson for the Missouri Department of Economic Development said the state's Employment Transition Team will meet with impacted employees on Feb. …

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