Hogsett, Carrier Task Force make joint announcement for displaced Carrier workers

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – On Wednesday morning, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and the Carrier Task Force made an announcement regarding the Carrier layoffs.

The announcement came in light of the recent layoffs and the implementation of programming designed to support workers and economic growth.

Hogsett announced an method that will utilize funds to support affected workers and encourage future opportunities. He also announced that businesses will receive incentives to hire the workers.

More than 300 Carrier employees were laid off last Thursday.

The layoffs were more than a year in the making, so representatives from United Steelworkers Local 1999 union says it’s disappointing the workers don’t feel more prepared.

You can watch the entire press conference below:

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