WESTLAKE, Ohio– American Greetings is laying off employees at its headquarters in Westlake. The staff reductions will occur across departments at its creative studios in Crocker Park on Tuesday, the company said in a news release. “The company is committed to treating all of its associates with respect and compassion, offering severance pay and outplacement […]

After Hillary Clinton declared herself the winner of the Democratic nomination Tuesday, Sanders pledged to continue his fight. Moments after Hillary Clinton declared herself the Democratic presidential nominee on Tuesday, her chief rival Bernie Sanders vowed to “continue to fight for every vote and every delegate,” writes USA Today. He plans to push through the last primary on […]

LORAIN, OH (WOIO) – One day after Republic Steel announced it will lay off 200 people, a second steel company is following their lead. U.S. Steel, one of the area’s largest employers, said Friday it will lay off 261 employees over the next few weeks. The U. S. Steel plants in Lorain produce high-quality seamless pipe used in oil and […]

LORAIN, OH (WOIO) – On Thursday, Republic Steel announced it is temporarily idling the rolling mill operations at its Lorain facility, which will result in approximately 200 layoffs. Officials say about 900 employees will continue to be employed at the company’s other locations in Canton, Massillon, Solon, along with Lackawanna, NY, and Hamilton, Ontario. According […]

  SOLON, OH (WOIO) – Nestle will be laying off around 100 employees from their Solon factory, where they make both Stouffer’s and Lean Cuisine meals. The job loss is due to some key changes in their manufacturing operations. The Solon factory was built in 1968 and Nestle officials say the site is now space-constrained. […]

  EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A total of 12 people have been laid off in East Cleveland this month. That includes two police officers and a captain in the fire department. A third police officer has resigned, bringing the total number of officers patrolling the city to 46. Mayor Gary Norton says all these […]

  EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – East Cleveland Mayor Gary Norton tells 19 Action News the city is downsizing. Norton says this is designed to save money and make the city run more efficiently. A total of seven people are losing their jobs. Norton says the city is eliminating an executive assistant and a program […]

  AVON LAKE, OH (WOIO) – Ford says there will only be a two-week layoff for half the workers at the Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake. The plant will rotate shift opportunities for approximately 1,000 production workers. Two-week cycles and two-week temporary layoffs for half of workers. When on the rotations, workers will receive 95% of pay. […]

  AVON LAKE, OH (WOIO) – 19 Action News Investigative Reporter Scott Taylor has learned Ford wants to lay off half of the work force at the Ohio Assembly Plant. This would be a total of 900 employees by August 2014. Retirements, attrition and worker moves or transfers may ease the burden.   READ MORE: […]

  AVON LAKE, Ohio – Avon Lake’s Ford plant will lay off workers this summer, Mayor Greg Zilka confirmed to newsnet5.com. The plant has been phasing out its production of the Econoline van, we reported in 2011. Zilka said that he heard rumors of layoffs and called Ford headquarters, who confirmed it to him but would not […]

  BEACHWOOD, OH (WOIO) – Several Bank of America employees were told while on the job, that they were no longer employed by the company.  The announcement came on Thursday, August 29. An employee who received notification and does not want to be identified says, “Bank of America is closing our site.  It closes as of October 31. […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Pink slips were handed out Friday at Ohio Savings Bank. A total of 65 employees were told they no longer had a job. That includes 55 people from the downtown Cleveland office at 1801 East 9th Street. READ MORE: 19ActionNews.com Article and Picture Courtesy of WOIO 19 Action News