PACTIV cuts 29 workers at Chippewa Falls facility

Twenty-nine workers are without a job after some layoffs at PACTIV on Wednesday.

A spokesperson for the Chippewa Falls facility says the workers were notified Wednesday of the layoffs and will not be given severance packages.

She says the workers were all full-time, hourly production employees.

The move was made in order to align production with less customer demand. If it picks up again, the workers could be hired back.

PACTIV produces specialty packaging products for consumers and food service.

A total of 178 people will remain at the Chippewa Falls facility.


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  • by Local Location: Eau Claire on Jan 16, 2010 at 04:58 PM
    Good luck to all those that lost their jobs. You are going to need it to find another one!!! How's that HOPE and CHANGE working for all of you?
  • by anonymous Location: chippewa on Jan 16, 2010 at 07:45 AM
    i would bet my unemployment check that management all got their bonuses.
  • by nuffsaid Location: ec on Jan 15, 2010 at 10:11 AM
    Don't blame the company for this be thankfull they didn't close the doors completly like IDEAL DOOR(CLOPAY) in Baldwin did,325 people out of work. put the blame where it belongs ON THE OBOZO ADMINISTRATIONS failure to stimulate the private sector economy. SEE WHAT CHANGE HAS GOTTEN YOU!!! Amen Musky Hunter. nuffsaid
  • by upthecreek Location: taxifornia on Jan 14, 2010 at 09:14 PM
    PACTIV is know for not taking care of its employees .. It all about profits...
  • by Musky Hunter on Jan 14, 2010 at 03:54 PM
    How's that CHANGE working for ya all? By the time Obozo leaves office the only CHANGE I will have is the few coins left in my pockat.
  • by Joe Location: CF on Jan 14, 2010 at 02:54 PM
    PACTIV would rather have just fired the 29 workers and then fight their unemployment. That is what the Company Management Team thinks of it's hard working employees.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 14, 2010 at 12:46 PM
    They couldn't even lay the workers off face to face.They called them at home and told them not to come back,talk about being a coward.Hey management these are people not machines.
  • by Dale on Jan 14, 2010 at 12:20 PM
    Well, that shows you what type of company PACTIV is. people loyal enough to show up for work each day to make the company money when they available. When times are slow, place the workers on the back burner. NICE!!!!!!
  • by jjb Location: cf on Jan 14, 2010 at 10:51 AM
    our goverment says things are getting better .for who
  • by Jess on Jan 14, 2010 at 10:01 AM
    Another blow-when are we supposed to see the improving economy?
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