Unilever Delays Layoffs at Ice Cream Plant

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New Jersey-based Unilever United States Inc. (NYSE: UN) says it will permanently part with more than 150 northeast Indiana workers later than originally anticipated. In a notice to the state, the parent company of Breyers Ice Cream says employees' last day will now be near the end of August. You can view the revised notice to the Department of Workforce Development by clicking here.

The Journal Gazette in Fort Wayne reports the ice cream manufacturer has been located in Huntington for more than a century.

Unilever had been pondering the move to facilties that could offer more growth capacity.

Sources: The Indiana Department of Workforce Development, The Journal Gazette