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Workers from closed Columbia County finding new jobs

Written by The Associated Press | Apr 7, 2014 6:32 AM
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(Bloomsburg) -- Last month's closure of a Columbia County frozen food plant left about 140 people out of work, but some of them are being rehired by other companies.

Houston-based Windsor Foods announced closure of the Bloomsburg plant last fall, and a company spokeswoman says the last day of production was March 14th

Sue Snyder, an administrator with PA CareerLink, says some other companies tried to hire workers before the closure.

Gonnella Frozen Products in Hazleton says it hired 15 former Windsor staffers to produce, package and ship frozen bread dough, and more are being sought.

Snyder says other firms came to a job fair at Windsor early last month and hired some workers on the spot.

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