Sunday, July 27 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:57:03 GMT
A dive team is searching for the body of a 34-year-old man from the Toledo area, believed to have drowned in a Jet Ski accident on Saturday. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday in a private pond inMore >>
The body of 34-year-old Jason Mitchell, from Perrysburg, was located by divers around 1pm on Sunday in about seven feet of water.More >>
not going to be a good summer for workers at the Diamond Crystal Brands plant
in Perrysburg Township. The plant is closing in July, and about 150 workers
will be out of a job.
factory produces Splenda sweetener, but the Splenda company pulled its contract
with the plant when it expires in June.
don' think a plant closure is ever easy, whether you're prepared for it or not,"
said Brigid Kelly, communications director for the UFCW Local 75. "We are going
to do everything we can over the next month in order to make sure the
transition is as easy as we can for our members."
will including helping workers find other jobs. Kelly says Diamond Crystal has
a workforce with a strong work ethic, and there are plenty of plants in
first, there's work to do with the company.
when a plant shuts down, the union and company engage in bargaining in order to
work out the conditions of the plant closure, and what will happen from that
point forward," she said.
Plant management did not
return calls from Toledo News Now for comment.