Over the course of this year, several companies have submitted WARN notices with the state of Maryland. WARN notices are generally filed when a company intends to carry out a mass layoff or plant closing. On January 3, 2019, Sears filed a WARN notice confirming that it would soon be closing its Salisbury, Maryland store. The store is located at 2306 North Salisbury Boulevard.
The entire store will be closing. The closure will result in 51 workers being laid off effective March 24, 2019. On January 15, 2019, Staples submitted its own WARN notice. The Staples Fulfillment Center in Hanover, Maryland is expected to close completely on March 16, 2019. That will result in 61 workers being laid off from their positions. The fulfillment center is located at 7021 Dorsey Road in Hanover.
Bank of America notified state officials that it would be carrying out a mass layoff at its Hunt Valley, Maryland facility. The facility is located at 11333 McCormick Road. The action will result in 74 workers losing their jobs on April 30, 2019.
XPO Logistics Worldwide intends to close its Aberdeen, Maryland facility at 610 Chelsea Road. The facility is expected to close on March 18, 2019. At that time, 167 workers will be laid off. Finally, Centerra Group LLC submitted a WARN notice on February 14, 2019. The company will be performing a mass layoff at its Rockville, Maryland facility.
The layoff will include 87 workers. The impacted facility is located at 11555 Rockville Pike. The WARN notices equate to more than 400 layoffs coming in March and April of 2019.