The bad economic news is spreading to workers at the Hershey plant in Stuarts Draft. We have learned that 148 people will be laid-off for a month-long, forced furlough. Layoffs are expected to begin next Monday.

Just last week the plant held a job fair looking for employees to work an expanded production line. Hershey employs roughly 650 people in the Shenandoah Valley.

Reported by Ken Slack
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The bad economic news is spreading to workers at the Hershey plant in Stuarts Draft. We have learned that 148 people will be laid-off for a month-long, forced furlough. Layoffs are expected to begin next Monday.