107 Jobs Lost In Northern Michigan Due To Closing Of Private Prison
The North Lake Correctional Facility will close on June 20th according to a Federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.
With the private prison closing 107 people will lose their jobs according to Executive Vice President of Human Resources Christopher D. Ryan. The North Lake Correctional Facility located in Lake County is the only private prison in the state of Michigan.
A Michigan Department of Corrections spokesman stated that talks about buying the facility have been being discussed sine last year. Geo Group was denied purchasing the prison after making an offer of $99.5 million.