Marshall Employer Cuts Jobs

A major employer in the Marshall area is laying off a large number of workers and closing down one of its plants. Republic Industries employs more than 700 people in the Marshall area. It announced the lay-off of between 50 and 60 workers.

The company, which manufactures cabinets, is closing down its plant number two in Marshall. A company spokesperson say the lay-off was part of restructuring and consolidating to keep the company market competitive.