Gloucester Mayor Seeking Help After Seafood Processing Plant Closure

GLOUCESTER, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — The sudden closure of a seafood process plant in Gloucester, Mass. has left over 150 people jobless. The mayor of the nation’s oldest seaport is now looking for help.

National Fish and Seafood employed over 50 people has regular staffers, and about 100 individuals as seasonal employees.

 

Gloucester Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken said she has contacted Gov. Charlie Baker and state economic officials for help.

National Fish and Seafood has not been doing well economically, and its parent company has been up for sale since 2017.

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WBZ NewsRadio's Karyn Regal (@Karynregal) reports

 

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