LORDSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A public hearing will be held in Akron on Saturday to discuss the impact of corporate job outsourcing on Ohio communities.
Attendees will hear from workers impacted by middle-class jobs moving out of Ohio, including workers from GM Lordstown, workers who were laid off from The Plain Dealer and people affected by AT&T’s northeast Ohio job cuts.
The hearing, sponsored by Cleveland Jobs With Justice and the Ohio Poor People’s Campaign, will be held at Firestone Park Christian Church on East Wilbeth Road. It will start at 10 a.m.
GM idled the Lordstown plant in March, impacting about 1,400 UAW workers. According to the press release, The Plain Dealer recently cut a third of its reporting staff.