Western KY mine issues WARN notice; hundreds to be laid off

Employees at the Genesis coal mine in Centertown, Ky. received WARN notices Thursday morning. (Photo: WFIE)
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CENTERTOWN, Ky. (WKYT) – More than 200 Kentucky mining employees will be losing their jobs.

This, after a WARN notice was filed for Genesis Coal Mine in Centertown. That’s in western Kentucky.

The notice states the layoffs are permanent.

The mine’s owner, Murray Energy, filed for bankruptcy in October.

The layoff affects 250 people and is expected to take effect in February.

The full WARN notice can be viewed here.

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