TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - FCA Transport is closing its Toledo Terminal located at 5925 Hagman Rd.
According to a WARN notice filed with the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services, the terminal will permanently close on Feb. 28, 2018.
The first round of cuts is expected around Jan. 2, 2018 with the final cuts around Feb. 28, 2018. In all, the closure impacts 92 employees.
The WARN notice documents show that the plant closing will be permanent and will involve the entire facility. Affected employees who are represented by UAW Local 12 will have bumping rights, as set forth in the applicable collective bargaining agreement. There are no bumping rights for unrepresented employees.
Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles has released the following statement:
"FCA US confirms that it plans to wind down its FCA Transport operations at its Toledo terminal by the end of February 2018. The 88 hourly employees may have the option to retire, accept early retirement packages if offered or transfer to the Detroit Terminal. Those employees who do not accept one of those options may be placed in positions at the Toledo Assembly Complex, which is adding 700 new jobs to support production of the next generation Jeep Wrangler."
See the attached WARN notice for a breakdown of jobs and positions impacted by the planned closure.