Milk keeps flowing to schools after Wis. dairy plant closes

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School cafeterias in the Milwaukee area are flowing with milk this week despite the sudden closure of a nearby dairy plant, according to a report by the FDL Reporter.

The Golden Guernsey dairy plant in Waukesha, Wis., closed over the weekend.  

Golden Guernsey helped supply dairy to four area school districts, and school officials were left scrambling to ensure that students would continue have access to milk. Other local dairies were able to step in to provide a “seamless” transition of dairy service for the students. Read more here.

The dairy plant’s closure is now also the focus of an investigation with the Department of Workforce Development. CBS 58 News reports that the investigation is based on complaints from the plant’s workers who claim that the company “did not provide them notice of a closure.” Click here to find out more about the investigation from CBS 58 News.

A report from The Business Journal points that Wisconsin state law requires employers with 50 or more workers to provide a 60-day notice in advance of  a business closing affecting 25 or more employees or a layoff of at least 25 percent of the work force.



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