WHITE MARSH, Md. (WJZ) — The General Motors plant in White Marsh will be closing on May 3.
The company recently filed paperwork with the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation that pushed back the plant’s closing.READ MORE: Summer Surge: As Coronavirus Infections Rise In Maryland, Some Reveal Why They Won’t Get Vaccine; Hogan Says ‘Breakthrough’ Infections Under 1%
The U.S. automaker first announced the shutdown last November.
The closing will leaving 296 workers displaced. The layoffs will begin on May 6.READ MORE: Chaotic Pop-Up Block Parties Disrupt North Baltimore Neighborhood
The workers will have to choose between being transferred to another GM facility or giving up their job.
Baltimore County officials have set up resources and support for plant workers including job counseling.
The company is slashing more than 14,000 jobs across North America and as a part of that shutting down other plants as well.MORE NEWS: Lamar Jackson Tests Positive For COVID-19, Misses First Day Of Ravens Training Camp