All affected employees have been notified of their separation dates and that their separation from employment will be permanent, Dipiazza said.
Amazon works closely with a variety of carrier partners to get packages to Amazon customers and the company regularly evaluates its partnerships, the company told this news outlet today. It has ended its relationship with Bear Down Logistics and is working closely with all affected drivers to ensure they find opportunities to deliver Amazon packages with other local delivery service partners with little to no disruption to pay, the company said.
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Dipiazza at Bear Down Logistics could not be reached for comment.
Ohio follows federal requirements under the Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, which requires employers to provide written notice to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services’ Dislocated Worker Unit (Rapid Response Unit) at least 60 days in advance of covered plant closings and mass layoffs.