As Wallula plant idles, union says it’s offering support to workers

The union representing hundreds of workers who recently were laid off from the Packaging Corporation of America plant in Wallula is offering support and assistance, a top union official said. 

The Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers and the Washington State Labor Council will continue to make sure the laid off workers receive the support they need in applying for unemployment, said Greg Pallesen, AWPPW general president. 

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