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Workers At Burned-Out Philly Refinery To Be Let Go Without Severance Pay, Health Benefits

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Philadelphia Energy Solutions plans to close its refinery permanently after a devastating fire less than a week earlier. According to Reuters, the refinery is the biggest on the East Coast. It employed more than 1,000 people, including more than 600 unionized workers. Most were told their jobs would end by mid July, while others would stay for two weeks beyond that. The workers, both union and non-union, are not expected to get severance packages or health benefits. In the months leading up the closure, however, the company saved cash by laying off a number of salaried employees, all of whom received standard severance packages.

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