Red Shield hiring former mill workers
Monday, November 13, 2006
OLD TOWN - The new owner of the former Georgia-Pacific paper mill has been hiring former G-P employees as it gets the property back into shape. One...first task...to get a biomass boiler running [that stopped] shortly after G-P shut down the mill last March, putting more than 400 people out of work.
Dan Bird, VP of the local papermaker's union...said 15 hourly/three salaried employees have been hired.
Bird said. "It's starting to come together."