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Northern Beef Packers Lays Off Majority of Staff

26 July 2013

US - Northern Beef Packers who filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week has laid off more than 250 workers go from its plant in Aberdeen South Dakota.

According to a report on Keloland TV, the plant now has just six workers remaining.

The report said the plant did not pay its hourly employees last Friday and laid off workers say they are still waiting to be paid.

Officials with the South Dakota Department of Labor are due to meet with the workers today, Friday.


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