Corner Brook Pulp and Paper to eliminate 22 permanent jobs ahead of shutdown
December 9, 2019 By P&PC Staff
Corner Brook Pulp and Paper is eliminating 22 permanent positions at its newsprint mill in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, which the company says is a restructuring effort to keep labour costs down.
CBC reports that the affected workers will remain full-time but be reassigned as casual employees instead.
Kruger, parent company of Corner Brook Pulp and Paper, also announced a two-week shutdown commencing Dec. 24, which it says is a result of market demand for newsprint.
The 365 affected employees will return to production on Jan. 6, but Kruger says the shutdown may be extended over the winter.
Read the CBC story.
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