This month, United Natural Foods Inc. submitted a WARN with the Oregon Office of Workforce Investment. The letter explains that the company will be closing operations at the UNFI Distribution Center in Milwaukie, Oregon.
The facility is located at 6433 SE Lake Road. The entire UNFI warehouse operation will be closed resulting in permanent layoffs. Some workers in certain departments will remain employed. They will continue to work remotely or from office space at or near the facility.
The facility’s closing is expected to occur in several stages. The first set of employees will be laid off during the 14-day period starting on March 14, 2020. The final set will be laid off during the 14-day period starting on July 4, 2020.
Bumping rights may exist and they will be honored. It is anticipated that approximately 280 employees may be impacted by the facility closure. The full WARN can be found here.