Masonite in Walkerton announces layoff

WALKERTON, Ind. -- On Wednesday, Masonite Corporation announced a mass workforce layoff at its Walkerton, Indiana interior door facility.

Masonite anticipates that at least 33% or 74 to 84 of the 220 jobs at the facility will be eliminated during a thirty-day period beginning immediately.

" We expect the employment loss at the Walkerton facility to be permanent. The reduction in force is the result of changing business needs in the region." Said senior Corporate Attorney, Donald C. Tyler.

Masonite will continue to pay all affected workers at the Walkerton facility through at least November 27,2022.

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