Georgia-Pacific says it can’t pursue lucrative tax breaks in Louisiana after announcing layoffs [From the web]

PORT HUDSON, LA , Jan. 11, 2019 (Local News) -Amid news that it plans to lay off more than 600 workers from its paper mill in south Louisiana, Georgia-Pacific says it will no longer qualify for substantial tax breaks.

On Friday, the company said it would no longer move forward its Industrial Tax Exemption Program contract because it "clearly won’t meet the jobs-related requirements of it."

The company announced Thursday roughly 650 jobs at the Port Hudson facility will ultimately be impacted by the communication papers and pulp asset closures. About 40 business and sales jobs also will be affected by the ...

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