Tannery ratifies severance package



Photo by Christine Bigney

WORKERS MEET-—Tannery workers learned what their severance is at a meeting Saturday, May 8 at the American Legion Hall.

Tannery ratifies severance package

Wolverine tannery employees have received and ratified a severance package. They can remain eligible to become members of the Hardy Pond campground, receive disconts on Wolverine shoes, continuation of WARN pay until May 15, COBRA insurance (which they are entitleunder the Obama administration), and job opportunities at Wolverine World Wide for the next two years.

Workers with 1 to 5 years will receive $1,500; 6 to 9 years $3,000; 10-19 years $6,000; 20-29 years $9,500; 30-39 $12,000; 40+ will receive $17,000.

About Squire News
The Squire has been Rockford’s free weekly newspaper since 1871. Our loyal readership includes over fifteen thousand homes in the Rockford area, including the affluent Lakes area of Lake Bella Vista, Bostwick Lake and Silver Lake; Belmont, Blythefield, as well as Algoma, Courtland, Cannon and Plainfield Townships. The Squire is distributed through the U.S. Post Office every Thursday. We also deliver to in-town businesses and homes with paper carriers and news stands in our grocery stores and over thirty local shops.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.