COVID-19: Resolute forest Products lays off 700 employees

COVID-19: Produits forestiers Résolu licencie 700 employés

Nearly 700 workers of Resolute forest Products in Quebec will be laid off for an indefinite period… according to the government guidelines.

In the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean, the company has put an end to the activities of the machine is number 9 of the plant of Alma at midnight Wednesday.

The facilities of LP in Larouche and saint-Prime are also relevant.

The paper mill in Dolbeau-Mistassini will cease its operations on the 1st of April.

The sawmill of St-Thomas, who was already in the shutdown of oil production remains closed.

LIC claims to have taken the necessary measures to protect workers at facilities that continue to operate.

In particular, in the cafeterias where workers complained of being too many at once to be able to comply with the rules of social distancing.

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