Leake & Watts Services, Inc. filed a Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification with the New York State Department of Labor on November 22. The notice indicates the nonprofit would lay off 34 employees by the end of 2017.
Leake & Watts is a leading nonprofit social service organization that provides adults, children and families in the greater New York City area with skills and resources needed to help them rise above adversity, according to its website.
Employee separations are expected to occur on December 31. The affected employees do not have bumping rights, according to the filing.
The company cited “contract cancellation at Woodfield Cottage Detention Center” as the reason for the layoff.