Poll: How Do We Keep Jobs in Wayne?
More jobs are leaving the township with BAE Systems announcing it will lay people off from its Wayne site.
With news that BAE Systems will lay people off at its Wayne location, that is more jobs that are leaving town.
More than 300 people lost their jobs when the Hostess bakery closed down in November. Hostess filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2012.
Bayer HealthCare will close down its Wayne location sometime this year. The company is consolidating its East Coast businesses to Hanover Township.
Smaller businesses are not exempt from the trend. The 83-year-old Van Peenen’s Dairy closed down in September.
Five supervisory positions at the Wayne Public Library were eliminated in March 2011 due to budget cuts.
What can be done to keep jobs in Wayne? Tax incentives? Development? Let us know by voting in the poll and by posting in the comments below.