Joy Global provides formal notice of layoffs, terminations

Freeman Staff

Nov. 3, 2015


MILWAUKEE Joy Global provided a formal notice to the state Tuesday that it intends to lay off 51 union employees and terminate five non-union employees as a result of the permanent closing of its facility at 4107 W. Orchard St. in Milwaukee.

On Sept. 30 the company notified the Department of Workforce Development that it intended a temporary closure of the facility that would result in the 109 union workers being laid off and the termination of four non-union workers.

In the notice Tuesday, Joy Global says it intends to start laying off workers Jan. 6.

Joy Global has been supplying the mining industry for more than 130 years and is known for providing direct service, as well as equipment and products for the global mining industry.