More Layoffs Feared At Aurora Casket Plant

By Mike Perleberg Photo via (Aurora, Ind.) - There are layoffs rumored at Matthews International’s casket manufacturing plant in Aurora - formerly Aurora Casket. Multiple employees tell Eagle Country 99.3 that about 40 employees are due to be laid off near the end of this month. A spokesperson for Matthews International declined to comment on the rumored layoffs Friday. It’s the most recent layoff announcement from the company since Pennsylvania-based Matthews International purchased Aurora Casket in 2015. In a July 27 news release announced earnings for the fiscal 2017 third quarter, Matthews noted that the integration of Aurora Casket remains on track.

Notice given to employees at Matthews Intl casket plant in Aurora.

— Eagle Country 99.3 (@eagle993) September 8, 2017 RELATED STORIES: Letter Indicates Aurora Casket Jobs Destined For Mexico Notice Concerning Assistance Worries Aurora Employees Unemployed Aurora Funeral Solutions Employees Getting Federal Assistance Aurora Casket CEO Departs As Merger Continues Aurora Casket Company Acquired By Matthews Memorialization  

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