BATON ROUGE – Aramark Healthcare Services, LLC issued a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) announcing a layoff of employees stationed at Lafayette Medical Center.
Lafayette Medical Center did not renew its contract with the company. Aramark will cease operating at the hospital on December 12, 2016. A total of 243 employees will be laid off as a result.
LWC’s Rapid Response team has contacted the employer to offer re-employment services to all affected employees.
About WARN Notices
Companies are required to file WARNs under the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act if there is a full plant closure resulting in 50 or more employees losing their jobs in any 30-day period or if there is a mass layoff during any 30-day period. A layoff is considered a mass layoff if it is more than 500 employees or if it is between 50 and 499 employees and comprises 33 percent or more of the active workforce at that particular site.
Note: This revision date does not reflect the revision date of the press release shown. Press Release postings are updated as needed and should be considered accurate as shown.