• Furniture company cutting 712 jobs in Lenoir

    By: Luke Bollinger, Triad Business Journal

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    LENOIR, N.C. - High Point-based Heritage Home Group is laying off 712 workers at its Lenoir upholstery and case goods facilities due to delays in securing buyers for its Thomasville & Co. and Broyhill businesses.

    [Caldwell County furniture plant could lay off hundreds of workers]

    The company said it has provided the employees with WARN Act notices, which give them a 60-day notice.

    A company spokeswoman told the Triad Business Journal that HHG is still working to secure a buyer for the Thomasville & Co. and Broyhill businesses, which would include the Lenoir facilities. Lenoir is located about 75 miles northwest of Charlotte.

    According to a WARN filing, which companies must file to notify the state of any plant closings or mass layoffs, 712 employees will lose their jobs.

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