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Monday, February 06, 2012

The Tillamook Cheese Factory laid off 47 workers from its packaging department this weekend.

CEO Harold Strunk said the current business model was inefficient and costly. Previously, cheese was shipped from the creamery's Boardman factory, to Tillamook for aging, then out to Idaho to be shredded and sliced, then back to Tillamook for sorting and distribution. 
The 47 workers received a severance plan that includes undisclosed cash and benefits, as well as services to help them find new jobs, said Walter LaChapelle, business representative for the Teamsters Local 58 union, which represents the packaging workers.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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