Genova Products, manufacturers of plastics, vine pipe, and rain gutters, will close its location in the Humboldt Industrial Park in Hazel Township by the end of the year. That will leave 60 Genova workers without jobs.
According to an article on the RepublicanHerald.com, the plant opened in 1975 and employed as many as 240 people during its height in the mid-1990s.
It is reported that employees will not receive a severance package, but the company has agreed to bring its pension fund “up to par”. In addition, employees will be paid for unused vacation time before the plant closes.
It’s difficult enough that these workers must face the loss of their jobs. But to find out that there is no severance package to help their transition is hard to fathom. If you are a Genova employee who was injured on the job, now is the time to make your claim. It may help to give some security to your family’s financial future. Contact the workers’ compensation attorneys at Michael J. O’Connor & Associates for a free review of your case.