Telecom company announces plans to eliminate 300 jobs in Warsaw

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A telecommunications company with facilities across the United States has announced plans to eliminate 300 jobs at its operations in Warsaw.  

KGP Telecommunications, LLC sent a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) letter on February 15 to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and Mayor Joseph Thallemer with details of the permanent layoffs. 

According to the WARN letter the layoffs are necessary due to “a sudden decrease in business from a a large customer for Assemble Wire Test work.”

A majority of the workers are employed at KGP’s facility on Detroit Street.  It operates a second facility on West Winona Avenue.

The WARN notice indicates teh layoffs will take place on April 17, 2019 or within a two-week period following.

KGP indicated layoffs will include manufacturing and assembly employees as well as office personnel.

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