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Geodis Logistics Announces Layoffs of 71 Employees in Franklin County

Geodis Logistics has announced the layoff of 71 employees at their location at 1490 Nitterhouse Drive in Chambersburg, Franklin County. The company has submitted a WARN notice to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, indicating that the layoffs will occur between July 21 and September 30. The affected positions include various operational, inventory, maintenance, safety, and customer service roles, among others.

The company states that these layoffs are due to a key customer relocating operations away from this facility. Geodis has committed to assisting the affected employees in finding new job opportunities and remains dedicated to its operations in central Pennsylvania, which cater to a diverse customer base.

The WARN Act, which mandates employers to give a 60-day notice for significant layoffs or business closures, was enacted to protect workers and their communities. Geodis is a global transportation and logistics firm.


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