This week, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company submitted an updated WARN with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The company announced a temporary shut down of its operations on March 21, 2020. At the time, it believed workers would be able to return to work on April 6, 2020.
The updated WARN reveals that the shutdown will continue beyond April 6, 2020. The impacted facility is located at 701 Lima Avenue Findlay, Ohio. The shutdown is the result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
While the shutdown is expected to be temporary, it is unknown when operations will resume. 686 of the impacted workers are classified as hourly production employees while 87 are hourly maintenance workers. Additional details can be found here.