USA: C&C Apparel To Axe Plant, 24 Jobs
Up to 24 garment workers will lose their jobs next month with the closure of a family-owned Tennessee clothing plant amid a flood of low-priced foreign imports. Westmoreland-based garment maker C&C Apparel will close on September 5 after 30 years of business due to fierce overseas competition related to the North American Free Trade Agreement.
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