Cleaver-Brooks, a Georgia-based company that makes industrial boilers, laid off an undisclosed number of workers this week at its Lincoln plant at 6940 Cornhusker Highway.
Spokeswoman Debbie Dryden said Cleaver-Brooks was not making the number of layoffs public, but that it was “below the threshold requiring official government notification.”
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The federal Worker Adjustment Retraining and Notification Act generally requires employers with more than 100 employees to notify the government if they are laying off at least 50 employees.
Cleaver-Brooks said in a statement that it has “deployed new strategies for future investment and sustainable growth, and we see a number of positive indicators. Like any enduring business, however, we have to respond to market realities, and sometimes that means making difficult decisions for long-term success.”
The company said in the statement that it is ”respectfully” supporting the laid-off Lincoln workers with “with internal and external professional resources.”
In January 2017, Cleaver-Brooks laid off 25 Lincoln workers, and Dryden said at the time that 214 workers remained at the plant. The company also laid off 30 workers in February 2016.
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