A total of 26 Burger King fast food chain restaurants will close no later than mid-Aprilnotified the company that operates them in Michigan.
All 26 Burger King locations are found in counties in the state of Michiganin accordance with a notice known as WARN or Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification.
According to a Fox Business publication, all Burger King restaurants that will close are owned by the franchised company EYM King of Michigan LLCaccording to the published notice.
The notice also details that the closures in some of the locations that will disappear have already begun this week and will end until the 26 restaurants are added by next April 15.
The company responsible for the restaurants calculated that, with the closures, at least 424 people will lose their jobs in the coming days, according to the closure report.
The notice of the closures was posted by EYM King of Michigan LLC on March 22 on the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity website.
According to local reports, some of the restaurants that will close are located in cities like Detroit, Livon, Southfield, Royal Oak and Flint.
The Burger King fast food chain has undertaken a renovation process to improve its restaurants as part of its strategy to recover the market, even with the arrival of new managers.
In the case of the operating company of the 26 affected Burger King restaurants, the closures correspond to “unforeseen business circumstances no longer being able to reach a resolution with the company”.
The operating company did not offer more details regarding the closures or if there will be any aid for people who will lose their jobs.
According to reports from Restaurant Brands International, almost all of the fast food chain’s restaurants are owned by independent franchisees.
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Source: La Opinion